Bug 69655 - segfault upon running in virtual console
segfault upon running in virtual console
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
limbo
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-07-24 02:16 EDT by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-24 02:25:05 EDT
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Description Michael Schwendt 2002-07-24 02:16:29 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper: 
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3; Linux) 
 
Description of problem: 
Running up2date in virtual console gives: 
 
No interactive mode available 
Please specify either -l, -u, --nox, or package names as command line arguments. 
Segmentation fault 
 
 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
Limbo installed from scratch with following packages updated: 
 * rhnlib-0.8-11 
 * up2date-2.9.20-7.x.9 
 * up2date-gnome-2.9.20-7.x.9 
 
How reproducible: 
Always 
 
Step to reproduce: 
1. CTRL+ALT+F1 
2. up2date
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2002-07-24 02:25:01 EDT
There seems to be something funky happening anytime a non
supported set of arguments is giving. 

up2date --safasdfadfasdf

will segfault as well. Havent dug very deep into the cause
yet, since it doesnt seem to break anything in normal
useage, and is probabaly down in python-popt, which
is scheduled for removal.

on the radar, but a low priority at the moment...
Comment 2 Michael Schwendt 2002-08-06 04:20:08 EDT
Apparently, this has been fixed (2.9.33-7.x.9). Tested with Limbo beta2 and
first huge bunch of upgrades applied.

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