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Re: pkg/45203: pkg_delete segfaults with (apparently) previously partially deleted package
The following reply was made to PR pkg/45203; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/45203: pkg_delete segfaults with (apparently) previously
partially deleted package
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 23:25:59 +0000
On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 10:40:05PM +0000, Moritz Wilhelmy wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 01:00:08 +0000, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > This sounds like the classic corrupted bdb file issue. There are some
> > band aids in various parts in place to reduce the chance of crashing,
> > but they are not perfect. Try running "pkg_admin rebuild" first.
> pkg_admin rebuild did the trick, but it shouldn't segfault, no?
No, it shouldn't. (Nor should the files get corrupted, either, but
with db-1.85 there are some effectively unfixable ways for that to
David A. Holland
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