[pkg-firebird-general] Bug#648218: firebird2.5-classic: fb_inet_server segfaults several time a day

Damyan Ivanov dmn at debian.org
Sun Nov 13 11:50:57 UTC 2011

-=| Chiefly Izzy, 11.11.2011 12:57:12 +0100 |=-
> On 10. 11. 2011, at 22:36, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> > Hmm. There are about 350 potentially useful commits between 2.5.0 RC3 
> > and 2.5.0 final. Lots of them claim to be fixing server crashes :(
> > 
> > Robert, is there an easy way to make the server crash? Having such 
> > a procedure would help testing any potential fixes.
> Damyan, I can make the sever crash in an easy way - whenever I start 
> more than 1 client application, it crashes always under 30 minutes. 
> But this can be tested by me only, since this is closed source code, 
> Windows only, and I can't share it and I can't share database data 
> either. Yes, I have reproducibled cases, but I have no idea what's 
> going under the hood. Probably not so helpful ... But I can test 
> whatever you want anytime.

Okay, this is going to be hard :)

I have prepared packages from the current version in wheezy 
(, built for squeeze.


If these improve the situation, then we at least know the bug is fixed 
in that version and can start looking for the exact fix, which would 
take about 10 iterations (and probably several weeks).
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