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Bug 84385

Summary: segfault on upgrade
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Raw Hide Reporter: Daniel Resare <noa-bugzilla-redhat>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Daniel Resare 2003-02-15 11:21:45 UTC
Description of problem:

When trying to track down the lockup problems in #81645 i ran into some
semi-reproducible segfaults from rpm.

The operations i try is to upgrade packages on a phoebe2 system to latest
rawhide. For example when i try 'rpm -Uvh libxml*' it segfaults
repoducibly now. If i try 'rpm -Uvh libxml2*' i get hit by #81645 instead.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
sometimes, when it segfaults once it often does that the next time you try also,

Additional info:
I managed to get a stacktrace of the segfault.

#0  0x42074e22 in _int_malloc () from /lib/tls/
#1  0x42074112 in malloc () from /lib/tls/
#2  0x400a28b1 in headerNEVRA () from /usr/lib/
#3  0x400ac54c in rpmdbNextIterator () from /usr/lib/
#4  0x40070bad in rpmtsRun () from /usr/lib/
#5  0x400607a2 in rpmInstall () from /usr/lib/
#6  0x0804b459 in strcpy ()
#7  0x420154a0 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/tls/

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2003-02-20 16:27:24 UTC
I can't "semi-reproduce" this bug, the command
    rpm -Uvh libxml*
upgrades fine for me.

If you want me to look further, then I need the output
of the "rpm -Uvv ..." command that segfaults, and "rpm -qa" to
figger what you have installed.

Comment 2 Daniel Resare 2003-02-22 22:44:45 UTC
I can't reproduce myself since i did 'rpm --rebuilddb'. Perhaps someone else has
an rpm db in this state that can help with the debugging.

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2003-02-25 00:07:20 UTC
I cannot reproduce this problem.