[Aptitude-devel] Bug#668544: aptitude hangs with full cpu load.

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 02:21:05 UTC 2012

2012/4/13 Raúl Sánchez <rasasi78 at gmail.com>:
> Package: aptitude
> Version: 0.6.6-1
> Severity: normal
>  Hello:
>  I've lately experienced a 100% cpu load by aptitude. I wouldn't be able to
> point a specific cause, but it seems the conflict resolver is involved.

Does the program eventually continue, installing packages etc.?

>  I've attached gdb when aptitude hanged and I'm inlining the backtrace I get:
[backtrace indicates problem resolver is active]
>  At this point if I proceed with a finish command in gdb, gdb will never take
> back control of the application and will eventually either crash or finish (end)
> aptitude.
>  I also can provide a state bundle (~50MB) on request.

Do upload it somewhere.

>  This bug looks similar to http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=629266
> but since that one is tagged for squeeze and I'm on sid I chose to file a new
> bug report.

Unrelated.  The other bug concerns looping over apt/dpkg triggers
whereas this problem appears to be with the resolver.

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