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Re: strftime() produces segmentation fault

Torsten Hilbrich wrote:
> Noel Yap <ivy1@cornell.edu> writes:
> > Not strictly Debian, but I *am* a Debian user so....
> >
> > I am trying to ACeDB
> > <http://probe.nalusda.gov:8000/acedocs/acedbfaq.html>.  However, both
> > the text and graphical programs (tace and xace, respectively) produce a
> > segmentation fault when trying to reinitialize the database.  gdb just
> > says:
> >
> > Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> > 0x40085dde in strftime ()
> That usually happens, if the program gives a null pointer argument
> when calling the strftime.
> You should recompile everything with -g option, run gdb <progname>,
> and type up after receiving the segfault.  You will go up one stack
> frame and see at which source line this function is called.  Maybe you
> will be able to fix that line.

Thanks.  I am also having problems compiling, which is why I'm using the
pre-compiled binaries, but that's a whole other story.  I'll let the
upstream developers know about this.

You are in a maze of little twisting passages, all alike.

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