Re: rred segfault during aptitude update?
On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 08:56:25AM -0500, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
> This morning, I found my X screen frozen right after update manager
> had done its daily update. I was able to ctl-alt-bksp out of X. I
> ran aptitude from the command line, and it failed, reporting that
> method rred had segfaulted. This is more a heads up than anything; I
> guess I'll try again later.
A google search when I got this message this morning said that the cause
was a corrupt diff file. You can temporarily run
aptitude update -o Acquire::Pdiffs=false
to get the entire files instead of just the diffs.
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