[Aptitude-devel] Bug#923900: Bug#923900: aptitude: Segmentation fault when setting Pin-Priority to -1 of an installed package

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Wed Mar 6 23:25:20 GMT 2019

Control: tag -1 + unreproducible moreinfo

Hi Antoine,

thanks for the bug report. Unfortunately I cannot reproduce it.

Antoine Finch via Aptitude-devel wrote:
> The following process leads to a SIGSEGV in aptitude ncurses user interface:
> 1. Pin an _installed_ package with -1 in /etc/apt/preferences:
> Package: package_xyz
> Pin: release o=Debian
> Pin-Priority: -1

I tried that with systemd on amd64 while being installed.

> 2. Open aptitude's package view (ncurses interface) and go to the
> package info

Please be more verbose: Which view do you exactly open respectively
which keys (Enter, "d", "v"?) did you press for that view?

> of the pinned package_xyz. -> SIGSEGV

Unfortunately I was not able this for me, with either my local custom
view settings as well as with the default settings.

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