Debian Bug report logs - #516867
lvm2: completion_matches implicitly converted to pointer

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Package: lvm2; Maintainer for lvm2 is Debian LVM Team <>; Source for lvm2 is src:lvm2.

Reported by: dann frazier <>

Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 05:12:01 UTC

Severity: serious

Tags: patch

Found in version lvm2/2.02.44-1

Fixed in version lvm2/2.02.44-2

Done: Bastian Blank <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Debian LVM Team <>:
Bug#516867; Package lvm2. (Tue, 24 Feb 2009 05:12:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to dann frazier <>:
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From: dann frazier <>
Subject: lvm2: completion_matches implicitly converted to pointer
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 22:10:29 -0700
[Message part 1 (text/plain, inline)]
Package: lvm2
Version: 2.02.44-1
Severity: serious
Tags: patch
Usertags: implicit-pointer-conversion

Our automated buildd log filter[1] detected a problem that is likely to
cause your package to segfault on architectures where the size of a
pointer is greater than the size of an integer, such as ia64 and amd64.

  Function `completion_matches' implicitly converted to pointer at lvm.c:135

This is often due to a missing function prototype definition.
For more information, see [2].

Though it is guaranteed that this codepath will cause a segfault on certain
architectures, it is not guaranteed that this codepath would ever be executed
(e.g., if the returned pointer is never dereferenced). However, this bug
does prevent the ia64 buildd from successfully building this package, resulting
in a practical FTBFS issue and warranting the serious severity.

[lvm2.patch (text/x-diff, attachment)]

Reply sent to Bastian Blank <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:51:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to dann frazier <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:51:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Bastian Blank <>
Subject: Bug#516867: fixed in lvm2 2.02.44-2
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:02:10 +0000
Source: lvm2
Source-Version: 2.02.44-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
lvm2, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/l/lvm2/clvm_2.02.44-2_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/dmsetup-udeb_1.02.30-2_amd64.udeb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/dmsetup_1.02.30-2_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/libdevmapper-dev_1.02.30-2_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/libdevmapper1.02.1-udeb_1.02.30-2_amd64.udeb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/libdevmapper1.02.1_1.02.30-2_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/lvm2-udeb_2.02.44-2_amd64.udeb
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/lvm2_2.02.44-2.diff.gz
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/lvm2_2.02.44-2.dsc
  to pool/main/l/lvm2/lvm2_2.02.44-2_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Bastian Blank <> (supplier of updated lvm2 package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
believe that there is a problem with it please contact the archive
administrators by mailing

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:51:01 +0100
Source: lvm2
Binary: lvm2 lvm2-udeb clvm libdevmapper-dev libdevmapper1.02.1 libdevmapper1.02.1-udeb dmsetup dmsetup-udeb
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 2.02.44-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian LVM Team <>
Changed-By: Bastian Blank <>
 clvm       - Cluster LVM Daemon for lvm2
 dmsetup    - The Linux Kernel Device Mapper userspace library
 dmsetup-udeb - The Linux Kernel Device Mapper userspace library (udeb)
 libdevmapper-dev - The Linux Kernel Device Mapper header files
 libdevmapper1.02.1 - The Linux Kernel Device Mapper userspace library
 libdevmapper1.02.1-udeb - The Linux Kernel Device Mapper userspace library (udeb)
 lvm2       - The Linux Logical Volume Manager
 lvm2-udeb  - The Linux Logical Volume Manager (udeb)
Closes: 516867
 lvm2 (2.02.44-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * Fix implicit pointer conversion. (closes: #516867)
   * Drop unused ncurses dependency.
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