Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 252265
updatedb dies with assertion violation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:13 EST
Description of problem:
updatedb dies with an assertion failure
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run updatedb as root
2. Watch for the assertion failure
updatedb: src/updatedb.c:721: scan_cwd: Assertion `name_size > 1' failed.
See attached backtrace generated with gdb.
updatedb crashed on a clean Fedora 7 install on my Thinkpad X61 laptop.
P.S. I'm filing this bug from a different machine than the one where the bug
P.P.S. The "Guided mode" entrance in this Bugzilla is unusable from Firefox.
When I get to the page with the list of components (rpm packages), it is
unusably slow -- trying to scroll up/down in the list is painfully
Created attachment 161317 [details]
Thanks for your report. This bug is already tracked as #242715.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 242715 ***