Bug 52728 - man segmentation faults
man segmentation faults
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: groff (Show other bugs)
roswell
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-08-28 10:35 EDT by Tom Cross
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-28 15:12:44 EDT
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Description Tom Cross 2001-08-28 10:35:26 EDT
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Description of problem:
man segmentation faults:

# man rpm
/usr/bin/nroff: line 100: 31534 Segmentation fault     
PATH=$GROFF_BIN_PATH:$PATH groff $safer -Wall -mtty-char $T $opts ${1+"$@"}

Default roswell2 'server' install with these packages:
man-1.5i2-4
man-pages-1.39-1
groff-1.17.2-2
groff-perl-1.17.2-2



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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.execute 'man' on any subject
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Actual Results:  segmentation faults

Expected Results:  would be nice if a man page showed up.  :-)

Additional info:

Default roswell2 'server' install with these packages:
man-1.5i2-4
man-pages-1.39-1
groff-1.17.2-2
groff-perl-1.17.2-2
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-28 11:11:24 EDT
Doesn't happen here. Also, the error message indicates nroff (not man) is 
segfaulting. Reassigning.
Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2002-01-05 03:34:03 EST
Works fine for me, so I suspect local install problems?

Thanks,

Florian La Roche

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