[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#497818: octave-ftp: crashes after "clear all"

Rafael Laboissiere rafael at debian.org
Thu Sep 4 16:26:32 UTC 2008

package octave-ftp
tags 497818 confirmed upstream
reassign 497818 swig 1.3.36-1
merge 490588 497818

* Francesco Potorti` <Potorti at isti.cnr.it> [2008-09-04 18:02]:

> Package: octave-ftp
> Version: 1.0-1
> Severity: normal
> $ octave -fq
> octave:1> version
> ans = 3.0.1
> octave:2> pkg load ftp
> octave:3> clear all
> panic: Segmentation fault -- stopping myself...
> attempting to save variables to `octave-core'...
> save to `octave-core' complete
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> This happens only for the ftp package (I tried them all).
> No idea whether this is an upstream or a build problem.

This has been already reported as Bug#490588.  Reassigning and merging the
reports, accordingly.

> By the way, what if I simply Cc: to <bug-octave at octave.org> when sending
> bug reports to Debian?

Note that this bug regards octave-forge instead of Octave but, yes, Cc:ing
bug reports that are actually upstream is a good idea.  Do not forget to add
the appropriate "Tags: upstream" pseudo-header to the bug report.


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