Bug#658896: Please apply patch no_global_init_during_thread_callbacks.diff

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Wed Jan 23 18:04:49 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-23 Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez at igalia.com> wrote:
> severity 658896 serious
> thanks
> justification: Breaks unrelated software. It renders sudo unusable on systems with LDAP/PAM

> What fixed the issue was applying the patch no_global_init_during_thread_callbacks.diff
> from http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=658896#28

> I'm attaching the debdiff. I rebuilt libgcrypt11 with the attached debdiff.
> After installing it, sudo works as expected.

According to the experiences in Ubuntu it breaks other stuff:
(+ 2 merged bugreports)

I do not know whether this is a fair exchange, or whether it could
be fixed simply. However applying the patch clearly comes at a cost.

I am sorry I cannot be more helpful, but I am just not a programmer.

cu andreas
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