[Debconf-devel] Bug#486094: Bug#486094: debconf: hangs on selecting "show a side-by-side difference between the versions"

Niko Tyni ntyni at debian.org
Fri Jun 13 17:44:18 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 12:21:24PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Teemu Ikonen wrote:
> > Debconf goes into infinite loop
> No, it's asked to perform a fairly complex operation, and Text::Wrap
> takes a long time, it does not loop forever.

Are you sure? I looked at a very similar thing in #460916, and there
was a reproducible deadlock with pipe buffers filling up. (Of course,
at that point the CPU wasn't maxed out anymore.)
Niko Tyni   ntyni at debian.org

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