Description of Problem:
Applications such as xfig and mozilla are crashing with
glibc-2.2.90-6.i686.rpm from today's rawhide updates.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. update to glibc-2.2.90-6
No segmentation fault
$ gdb xfig
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Starting program: /usr/bin/X11/xfig
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x403095ea in free () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
#0 0x403095ea in free () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
#1 0x402f543c in fclose@@GLIBC_2.1 () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
#2 0x080abef1 in readComposeKey ()
#3 0x080aae26 in init_canvas ()
#4 0x08082770 in main ()
#5 0x402a65ba in __libc_start_main () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
Ditto here....xfig, xmgrace (not redhat supplied), etc. are all
crashing...had to go back to -3. xmgrace gives an error message
saying it was incorrect installation.....perhaps some library is
pointing at a wrong place.
This might be http://sources.redhat.com/ml/libc-hacker/2002-02/msg00128.html
I'll build glibc-2.2.90-7 soonish, lets see if it is just it or something
Got 2.2.90-7 and tested it...all programs that I found crashing with -6
are now working fine. FYI
I started downloading this ... and it stopped all of a sudden and I couldn't
reconnect. Is people.redhat.com being relocated as I type?
OK, yes, this fixes the Mozilla crash. Well hunted.