Debian Bug report logs - #172726
apt-cache segfaults when APT::Cache-Limit is too small

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Package: apt; Maintainer for apt is APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>; Source for apt is src:apt.

Reported by: Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@nn7.de>

Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 07:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Merged with 166049

Found in version 0.5.4

Done: Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>, apt@packages.qa.debian.org:
Bug#172726; Package apt. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@nn7.de>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to APT Development Team <deity@lists.debian.org>, apt@packages.qa.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at submit@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@nn7.de>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: apt-cache segfaults when APT::Cache-Limit is too small
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 07:41:43 +0100
Package: apt
Version: 0.5.4
Severity: normal

apt-cache -o 'APT::Cache-Limit=104857600;' search foo

works, but

apt-cache search foo segfaults. It should print a warning like 'Increase size of APT::Cache-Limit'
instead.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux sun 2.4.20-pre11 #7 Tue Nov 12 10:58:39 CET 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=en_IE@euro, LC_CTYPE=en_IE@euro

Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.1-5     GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2       1:2.95.4-15 The GNU stdc++ library

-- no debconf information




Merged 166049 172726. Request was from Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> to control@bugs.debian.org. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>:
You have taken responsibility. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Soeren Sonnenburg <bugreports@nn7.de>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #12 received at 166049-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
To: 166049-done@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Fixed in 0.5.5
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2003 09:21:40 -0400
These bugs are duplicates of #166758 and friends, which were fixed in apt
0.5.5 (now archived so no merge is possible).

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 - mdz



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