Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 84385
segfault on upgrade
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:51:16 EDT
Description of problem:
When trying to track down the lockup problems in #81645 i ran into some
semi-reproducible segfaults from rpm.
The operations i try is to upgrade packages on a phoebe2 system to latest
rawhide. For example when i try 'rpm -Uvh libxml*' it segfaults
repoducibly now. If i try 'rpm -Uvh libxml2*' i get hit by #81645 instead.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
sometimes, when it segfaults once it often does that the next time you try also,
I managed to get a stacktrace of the segfault.
#0 0x42074e22 in _int_malloc () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
#1 0x42074112 in malloc () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
#2 0x400a28b1 in headerNEVRA () from /usr/lib/librpmdb-4.2.so
#3 0x400ac54c in rpmdbNextIterator () from /usr/lib/librpmdb-4.2.so
#4 0x40070bad in rpmtsRun () from /usr/lib/librpm-4.2.so
#5 0x400607a2 in rpmInstall () from /usr/lib/librpm-4.2.so
#6 0x0804b459 in strcpy ()
#7 0x420154a0 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
I can't "semi-reproduce" this bug, the command
rpm -Uvh libxml*
upgrades fine for me.
If you want me to look further, then I need the output
of the "rpm -Uvv ..." command that segfaults, and "rpm -qa" to
figger what you have installed.
I can't reproduce myself since i did 'rpm --rebuilddb'. Perhaps someone else has
an rpm db in this state that can help with the debugging.
I cannot reproduce this problem.