unknown coredump !

Nikolay Kalev nkalev at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 07:22:35 GMT 2005

Pawel Worach wrote:

>On 8/25/05, Nikolay Kalev <nkalev at gmail.com> wrote:
>>chkgrp: /etc/group: line 30: missing field(s)
>>Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>>Exit 3
>>so i found the problem in my group file there was a bugy line that i
>>added ... i;m not sure if this is normal to coredump when the syntax in
>>/etc/group is mistaken ???
>>the line was : "user:1001:" and it has to be "user:*:1001:"
>I can not reproduce this on a 7-CURRENT system.
># grep -n ^user /etc/group
># chkgrp
>chkgrp: /etc/group: line 30: missing field(s)
>chkgrp: /etc/group: line 30: GID is not numeric
>You can get a chkgrp with debug symbols this way:
># cd /usr/src/usr.sbin/chkgrp/
># make clean
># make DEBUG_FLAGS=-g
># make STRIP= install
>Then reproduce the problem and fire up gdb as said elsewhere..
[lapi]:/root# gdb -c chkgrp.core /usr/sbin/chkgrp
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This GDB was configured as "i386-marcel-freebsd"...
Core was generated by `chkgrp'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
Reading symbols from /lib/libc.so.6...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib/libc.so.6
Reading symbols from /libexec/ld-elf.so.1...done.
Loaded symbols for /libexec/ld-elf.so.1
#0  0x280b67b1 in strcspn () from /lib/libc.so.6
(gdb) bt
#0  0x280b67b1 in strcspn () from /lib/libc.so.6
#1  0x08048a3c in main (argc=65536, argv=0x10000) at chkgrp.c:137

As i said, my system is FreeBSD 6.0 BETA3
i wonder if others have the same problem with beta3 ?

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