Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 504924
Segfaults when applying the patch
Last modified: 2009-06-10 05:12:26 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
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
#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 ()
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Patch some source (in my case APU SVN working copy).
Yes, I loaded debuginfos after the crash. But, I was unable to reproduce this since.
Duplicate of bug #498102?
Yes, looks like it.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 498102 ***