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Re: Segmentation fault on every checkout

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 17:50:20 -0600

On Feb 11, 2009, at 5:19 PM, Johannes Wienke wrote:

> Hi,
> Am 12.02.2009 00:09 schrieb Stefan Sperling:
>> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 07:13:29PM +0100, Johannes Wienke wrote:
>>> I'm using the Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex packages.
>> On what kind of system?
> ubuntu intrepid i386
>>> On my other machine they work,
>> And what kind of machine is that, and what OS is it running?
> ubuntu intrepid amd64
>>> so I suspect it must be some special configuration on this
>>> computer that is causing this segfault.
>> Make sure the svn binaries are getting the APR version they expect.
>> Also check other dependencies for mismatches.
> As far as I know how to check this all dependencies that the package
> system reports are fulfilled with the versions svn requires. This
> problem also existed before an upgrade to intrepid and I've seen many
> other hardy systems in that configuration with a working svn client.
> So
> my first guess is that it is not a general problem with the ubuntu
> packages.
>>> Is this a know bug or should I report it?
>> Please do not report this as a bug, because this is most likely
>> a local problem with your installation.
> Well, I to my mind a segfault is always a bug. At least it indicates
> bad
> error handling?

Not necessarily. If you're linking against an incompatible library,
there really isn't much a sane error handling scheme can do for you.

That being said, can you provide a backtrace of the segfault?


Received on 2009-02-12 00:50:38 CET

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