[Pkg-erlang-devel] Bug#720415: erlang-base: ejabberd broken by R16B01 with bad_object_header error

Sergei Golovan sgolovan at nes.ru
Thu Aug 22 06:43:29 UTC 2013

tags 720415 + upstream

Hi Matthieu,

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Matthieu CASTET
<matthieu.castet at parrot.com> wrote:
> after an update the ejabberd log are full of bad_object_header.
> It seems it is related to erlang update : http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-bugs/2013-June/003644.html

It seems like building Erlang with GCC 4.8 revealed a bug in
efile_drv.c (see [1], [2]). The upstream is aware of the bug and
hopefully will fix it soon in git. I'll backport the fix.

[1] http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-bugs/2013-July/003674.html
[2] http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-bugs/2013-August/003716.html

Sergei Golovan

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