On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 03:32:22PM -0400, Daniel Macks wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 05:27:19PM +0200, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> > Hello!
> > Since the last update of apt apt-cache crashes when FinkCommander
> > invokes the command.
> Which command are you talking about? Did it work before the latest
> upgrade? For many months even on 10.4/ppc I've had a seg-fault from
> various apt commands (apt-cache that only happens when run as a normal
> user (i.e., via sudo or from a root-shell works fine). Just tried it
> manually and my stack-trace looks the same (and still works fine from
> a root shell). Although once I tried it from root to verify that it
> worked there, now it also worked from non-root. There's clearly some
> sort of caching or file-permissions bug here. So much for
> reproducibility to debug:(
Finally got the crash to re-occur, and committed a patch for it (fixed
a while ago in upstream apt).