[Aptitude-devel] Bug#881422: Seems like some signal callbacks are causing the wait

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 22:16:31 UTC 2017

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Hi Dominique,

2017-11-14 00:20 Dominique Brazziel:
>I found some signal mask stuff that must be the source of the futex waits
>in do_changelog stuff from the source. Looking at the source code now.

There was a change in libapt to make things more general, and we didn't
adapt in time.  Basically it's to use "store://" instead of "gzip://"
in the URIs to download the changelog.

Fix on its way now.

Thanks for reporting and for taking a look into it.

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

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