[Bug 1028038] Re: sscanf always calls realloc/causes deadlock in google-perftools

Adam Conrad adconrad at 0c3.net
Tue Jul 24 20:19:06 UTC 2012

** Also affects: eglibc (Ubuntu Precise)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Changed in: eglibc (Ubuntu Precise)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Adam Conrad (adconrad)

** Changed in: eglibc (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => Adam Conrad (adconrad)

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  sscanf always calls realloc/causes deadlock in google-perftools

Status in “eglibc” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “eglibc” source package in Precise:

Bug description:
  This is currently causing a deadlock in the google-perftools testing.

  The fix has been committed to glibc 2.16 - http://cygwin.com/ml/libc-

  It would be great if either glibc could be upgraded to 2.16 or this
  patch applied to the version in quantal.

  I have verified locally that this resolves the deadlock issue in

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: libc6 2.15-0ubuntu15
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-5.5-generic 3.5.0-rc7
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-5-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.4-0ubuntu5
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Mon Jul 23 17:33:24 2012
  SourcePackage: eglibc
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to quantal on 2012-06-11 (42 days ago)

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