[Aptitude-devel] Bug#794862: Bug#794862: crashes randomly in libcwidget.so.3

Yuri D'Elia wavexx at thregr.org
Fri Aug 7 16:41:46 UTC 2015

On 07/08/15 13:06, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Control: 
> Yuri D'Elia wrote:
>> After the update to 0.7-1, aptitude is very unstable.
>> I can get segmentations faults just by moving the cursor around.
> That's either a duplicate of #794705 or #794830. Please choose. ;-)

Though choice ;)

>> In most of the crashes, the backtrace seems to be either in cwidget or in sigc,
>> which is probably a signal that one of the two needs a rebuild due to the new
>> ABI (I've just seen #794705 but nothing in libsigc++ yet).
> Yep, we're already discussing if #794705 should be reassigned to
> ligsigc++-2.0 (libsigc++ is no more in Debian for quite a while).

The libsigc++2.0 transition also looks quite funny ;)

Considering I've had to --force-depends a few packages to move my system
through in the last two days or so..

[in that sense, I'd love aptitude to allow to proceed with --force-all
if given 'g' enough times - it's a rare need, but heck, I do what I

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