Bug 157381 - Segmentation fault on DEL
Segmentation fault on DEL
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: texinfo (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miloslav Trmač
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-05-10 22:42 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.8-2.1
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Last Closed: 2006-01-15 07:50:49 EST
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2005-05-10 22:42:41 EDT
Description of problem:

Type 'info date' and hit DEL key twice. On the second hit consistently:
"Moving to `Prev's last menu item.Segmentation fault"

This happens both on x86_64 and i386.  Neither old info-4.1-1 nor
info-4.8-4 from rawhide seems to be afflicted by this disease.

Interestingly enough using 'p' key instead of DEL does not have this
effect.  Type 'info date', 'u', and now after a longer series of 'p'
one gets to "No `Prev' pointer for this node" message and no crash.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
info-4.7-5

How reproducible:
always
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2005-05-11 05:46:02 EDT
Same as bug #147000.  Maybe this needs a Fedora update.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2005-05-12 07:10:49 EDT
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2005-May/msg00462.html

Does this fix the problem for you?
Comment 3 Michal Jaegermann 2005-05-12 12:00:28 EDT
> Does this fix the problem for you?

Yes, indeed, it does.  I tried other key sequences, some of them rather long,
and so far I did not find anything which would cause segfault.  Not surprising 
as this is not 4.7 anymore.  Not that I am attached to a specific version. :-)
Comment 4 Miloslav Trmač 2006-01-15 07:50:49 EST
Thanks for confirmation, texinfo-4.8-2.2 was released for FC3 in October 2005.

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