[Bug 1577460] Re: mkinitramfs --help > Core dumped

Dimitri John Ledkov launchpad at surgut.co.uk
Mon May 2 17:15:06 UTC 2016

** Package changed: util-linux (Ubuntu) => glibc (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: glibc (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: Skipper Bug Screeners (skipper-screen-team) => Adam Conrad (adconrad)

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

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  mkinitramfs --help > Core dumped

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Status in glibc source package in Xenial:

Bug description:
  Problem Description
  root at zlin060:~# mkinitramfs --help
  Segmentation fault (core dumped)
  W: non-GNU getopt
  root at zlin060:~#

  == Comment: #9 - Heinz-Werner Seeck <heinz-werner_seeck at de.ibm.com> - 2016-05-02 10:09:34 ==
  With Ubuntu 14.40 login via ssh:

  Following cmd :
  'getopt -o c:d:ko:r:v -n /usr/sbin/mkinitramfs -- --help'

  Following call-stack occured (creates coredump):

  #0  __strncmp_c (s1=0x2e6575634a500a6d <error: Cannot access memory at address 0x2e6575634a500a6d>, 
      s1 at entry=0x2e6575634a500a6a <error: Cannot access memory at address 0x2e6575634a500a6a>, 
      s2=0x3fff7fff7ae "p", s2 at entry=0x3fff7fff7ab "gelp", n=n at entry=4) at ../string/strncmp.c:44
  #1  0x000003ff7e9d4252 in _getopt_internal_r (argc=<optimized out>, argv=0x40, 
      optstring=0x200000030 <error: Cannot access memory at address 0x200000030>, longopts=<optimized out>, 
      longind=<optimized out>, long_only=0, d=0x3ff7ea8c330 <getopt_data>, posixly_correct=0) at getopt.c:546
  #2  0x000003ff7e9d51f2 in _getopt_internal (argc=<optimized out>, argv=<optimized out>, 
      optstring=<optimized out>, longopts=<optimized out>, longind=0x3fff7ffe674, long_only=0, posixly_correct=0)
      at getopt.c:1175
  #3  0x000003ff7e9d52b6 in getopt_long (argc=<optimized out>, argv=<optimized out>, options=<optimized out>, 
      long_options=<optimized out>, opt_index=0x3fff7ffe674) at getopt1.c:65
  #4  0x000002aa236821d8 in ?? ()
  #5  0x000002aa23681c22 in main ()

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