[Aptitude-devel] Bug#815978: aptitude: 'aptitude show' segfaults on some packages

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 11:01:36 GMT 2016

Control: forcemerge 815581 -1


2016-02-26 09:57 anabioz34:
>Subject: aptitude: 'aptitude show' segfaults on some packages
>Package: aptitude
>Version: 0.7.6-1
>Severity: normal
>Dear Maintainer,
>Sometimes, 'aptitude show' lead to 'Segmentation fault (core dumped)'
>(exit-code 139). For example, aptitude show unattended-upgrades. I tried
>to update packages list, but it did not give any effect. This bug is
>rare and does not affect most of the packages.

Presumably it happens with the packages that are not installed (there
have been a couple of reports like that), so I am going to merge the
report with them.

Can you please confirm that for example unattended-upgrades was not
installed in your system?

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

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