synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgRecords::Lookup()

Bug #536713 reported by Majestyx on 2010-03-10
This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
synaptic (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: synaptic

i have install: vim anf then the tex tools for vim - synaptic crashes. this bugreport is a part of: package tex-common 2.06 failed to install/upgrade: Unterprozess installiertes post-installation-Skript gab den Fehlerwert 1 zurück

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Mar 10 15:45:15 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/sbin/synaptic
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
Package: synaptic 0.63.1ubuntu1
ProcCmdline: /usr/sbin/synaptic
 PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-16.25-generic
 Segfault happened at: 0x8599e6 <_ZN10pkgRecords6LookupERKN8pkgCache15VerFileIteratorE+22>: imul $0x3c,(%edx),%edx
 PC (0x008599e6) ok
 source "$0x3c" ok
 destination "(%edx)" (0xb894d280) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: synaptic
 pkgRecords::Lookup(pkgCache::VerFileIterator const&) ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
 g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__VOID ()
Title: synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgRecords::Lookup()
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-16-generic i686

Majestyx (majestyx) wrote :

 pkgSimulate (this=0x8e4f0c0, Cache=0x8e4f0c0)
 RPackage::srcPackage (this=0x80f5c64) at
 RPackage::getChangelogFile (this=0x95cfb60,
 RGMainWindow::cbChangelogDialog (self=0x8e471c0,
 g_signal_get_invocation_hint ()

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Vish (vish) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please answer these questions:
1. Is this reproducible?
2. If so, what specific steps should we take to recreate this bug? Be as detailed as possible.
This will help us to find and resolve the problem.

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
visibility: private → public
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for synaptic (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in synaptic (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
carlos palma (carlos-palma) wrote :

Comming back (regression ?) this issue.

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