Bug 504924

Summary: Segfaults when applying the patch
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Bojan Smojver <bojan>
Component: patchAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Bojan Smojver 2009-06-09 23:25:54 EDT
Description of problem:
Occasionally, it segfaults when applying the patch:
$ gdb patch
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Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install patch-2.5.4-38.fc11.i586
(gdb) set args -p0 < ../../patches/apu-dbm-libs.patch
(gdb) r
Starting program: /usr/bin/patch -p0 < ../../patches/apu-dbm-libs.patch
warning: .dynamic section for "/lib/libc.so.6" is not at the expected address
warning: difference appears to be caused by prelink, adjusting expectations
patching file apu-config.in

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x00188ac8 in strcmp () from /lib/libc.so.6
(gdb) bt
#0  0x00188ac8 in strcmp () from /lib/libc.so.6
#1  0x080501ce in ?? ()
#2  0x00126a66 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/libc.so.6
#3  0x08049511 in geteuid ()

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Patch some source (in my case APU SVN working copy).
Actual results:
Sometimes segfaults.

Expected results:
Shouldn't segfault.

Additional info:
Yes, I loaded debuginfos after the crash. But, I was unable to reproduce this since.

Duplicate of bug #498102?
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2009-06-10 05:12:26 EDT
Yes, looks like it.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 498102 ***