Subject: Re: pkg/34266: editors/joe + amd64 = libcurses core dump
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Stephen Borrill <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/2006 10:43:38
On Sun, 27 Aug 2006, Julian Coleman wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/34266; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Julian Coleman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org
> Subject: Re: pkg/34266: editors/joe + amd64 = libcurses core dump
> Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 17:40:05 +0100
> > joe coredumps when run on an amd64 machine. Seems to be irrespective of terminal type. gdb shows the following. Seems to be a libcurses problem.
> > >How-To-Repeat:
> > install editors/joe on amd64 and type joe at a command line.
> I can't reproduce this on sparc64 and I don't have access to an amd64
FYI, emulators/qemu includes an x86_64 emulator which can be used to
recreate the problem (that's what I'musing now - I no longer have access
to real hardware).
> Is it possible for you to compile libcurses and libterm from
> current and see if the problem still exists? There have been a few fixes
> that might be relevant.
Yes, it's still there with a (24-hour old) current.
> If the problem is still there, could you compile
> libcurses with:
> DEBUG_CURSES=1 FULL_DEBUG=1 make
> then run joe and make the __curses.out file available?
Done that, but I'm not getting the __curses.out file (grep __curses.out
/usr/lib/libcurses.so.6.1 shows it's compiled with FULL_DEBUG).