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Re: pkg/42132 (pkg_add can't install packages in 5.0)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/42132; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/42132 (pkg_add can't install packages in 5.0)
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 23:32:43 +0000

 On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 10:10:01AM +0000, Hauke Fath wrote:
  >    16590 pkg_add  CALL  open(0xffffff9c,0x7b8d0,0x100000)
  >    16590 pkg_add  RET   open -1 errno 14 Bad address
 EFAULT is what you get instead of SIGSEGV if you pass a bad pointer to
 a system call.
 It is unlikely that 0xffffff9c is a valid pointer, no matter what
 platform you're on, so if you can figure out where that came from
 we'll be a lot further ahead.
 David A. Holland

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