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Re: pkg_add hangs and consumes 100% CPU

On 7 May 2015 at 05:17, Kevin J. Woolley <> wrote:
> Identical to the situation I discovered on armv7hf with Ubuntu. Packages
> with lots of files seem to be the major culprits -- ncurses, perl, and
> openssl were the ones I couldn't get past; one or more of the packages would
> always trigger this behaviour.

That's good to hear, when it happens again, if you note the PID of
pkg_add and pass it to gdb with:
gdb --pid=$THATPID

Does the output from issuing the bt command to gdb indicate that it's
also hung on mpool_get() ?

Sevan / Venture37

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