Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 60872
tab-completion causes a seg fault during an interactive restore
Last modified: 2005-10-31 17:00:50 EST
Description of Problem:
Tab completion causes a segmentation fault during interactive restores.
# RMT=/sbin/rmt RSH=rsh restore -i -f root@i386-72:/tmp/dump-test
Connection to i386-72 established.
restore > ext<TAB> Segmentation fault
This works properly on i386.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. see 'description of problem'
tab-completion should have expanded to the command 'extract'
the seg fault occurs when trying to expand commands and directory names
within a dump volume.
WORKAROUND: everything is restored properly as long as the commands
and directory names are typed manually.
strace to follow
Created attachment 47861 [details]
strace during 'restore'
I'd suspect libreadline myself ... shooting from the hip...
This version of dump is ancient though. Does it do this in the latest
I discovered the bug while testing the erratum packages.
Deferring for future investigation.
Does this still occur in the latest stable release, or in our current
I just verified that dump-0.4b28-4 fixes this problem.
Closing as CURRENTRELEASE