[Aptitude-devel] Bug#782872: Bug#782872: aptitude: SIGSEGV got when create "New Categorical Browser"

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sun Apr 19 09:34:12 UTC 2015

2015-04-19 09:06 David Kalnischkies:
>(not the maintainer, I don't even have aptitude installled and have no
>idea what 'New Categorical Browser' means at the moment but still)

> [...]
>Does this happen 'for a while' now or did you find out about it only
>recently? Maybe only since an upgrade of x, y and z?

I think that this is a duplicate of this one, from 2012:


It also crashes in my system every time, for a few years.

>That could be highly state dependent (especially if it isn't aptitude
>but libapt failing here) so I wanted to chirp in before this state is
>"lost" to an update/upgrade or something.
>Maybe make a backup of /var/lib/apt/ and /var/lib/dpkg/status somewhere,
>in case we find out the relevant state is dependent on those.

Maybe it is still good to do as David asks, just in case.

>> No such bug found on my cubietruck.
>btw: Is cubietruck 'armhf' or 'armel'?

I think that all of the new-ish ARM stuff works with armhf, armel is from
Dreamplug and devices of older generations.

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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