Bug 1709199

Summary: /usr/sbin/rt-setup-database segfaults
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Ralf Corsepius <rc040203>
Component: rtAssignee: Ralf Corsepius <rc040203>
Status: CLOSED EOL QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Ralf Corsepius 2019-05-13 07:37:00 UTC
Description of problem:
When setting up rt, /usr/sbin/rt-setup-database segfaults:

# /usr/sbin/rt-setup-database --action init --dba root --dba-password XXXXX
Working with:
Type:	mysql
Host:	localhost
Name:	rt4
User:	rt_user
DBA:	root
Now creating a mysql database rt4 for RT.
Now populating database schema.
Now inserting database ACLs.
Now inserting RT core system objects.
Now inserting data.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rt-4.4.4-1.fc30 (currently in updates-testing) 
rt-4.4.3-3.fc30 (in release)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set up rt according to /usr/share/doc/rt/README.fedora

Actual results:
cf. above.

Expected results:
No segfault.

Additional info:
- Despite the segfault, rt's mysql db seems to be functional, afterwards, AFAICT.

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2020-04-30 22:01:26 UTC
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Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2020-05-26 15:15:10 UTC
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