[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#458852: octave3.0 crashes on arm
rafael at debian.org
Sat Jan 5 13:05:53 UTC 2008
* Thomas Weber <thomas.weber.mail at gmail.com> [2008-01-05 12:03]:
> Am Samstag, den 05.01.2008, 10:14 +0100 schrieb Rafael Laboissiere:
> > * Rafael Laboissiere <rafael at debian.org> [2008-01-03 21:53]:
> > > In order to investigate why Octave 3.0 is failing to work on arm
> > > (Bug#458852, severity grave), I would need octave3.0_3.0.0-1 installed on a
> > > sid chroot on one of the arm project machines.
> > Peter Palfrader installed octave3.0, as well as gdb and strace, on the sid
> > chroot of agnesi.debian.org. I could replicate the segfault at startup bug.
> > I am attaching below the output of strace and gdb run on octave. It seems
> > to fail in the install_defaults function, which is defined in
> > src/defaults.cc. The output of strace is quite cryptic to me.
> > If someone has an idea on how to proceed furthur, please drop a message.
> Some data points from arm buildd logs:
> 1:2.9.19-2 [grieg] works
> 1:2.9.19-1 [cats] segfault
> 1:2.9.18-1 [hedges] segfault
> 1:2.9.17-1 [smackdown} works
> 1:2.9.16-1 [hedges] segfault
> 3.0.0-1 [hedges] segfault
> buildds are named in brackets.
Yes, the problem may be with some specific system or its libraries and not
with octave itself. It would be good to find a stripped-down example that
fails on arm, such that we can present it to the Debian arm
I think we should ask for help on debian-arm.
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