portupgrade core dumps with a ruby in malloc(): error: allocation failed

Lee Mx lee_ver_mx at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 13 03:37:25 PST 2004

When I execute portupgrade on current I get the following:

# portupgrade -Rruiap
--->  Session started at: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 05:26:44 -0600
[Updating the pkgdb <format:bdb1_btree> in /var/db/pkg ... - 296 packages 
found (-7 +7) (...)ruby in malloc(): error: allocation failed
Abort (core dumped)

I had a similar problem with gaim-0.75 and it was fixed with a suggestion 
from current ml to create a link to malloc.conf

ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf

This was happening before the link so it isn't caused by it but the link 
didn't help with rubyr.  Is anyone else seeing this on 5.2 and/or current.  
Do any of the ports folks have a suggestion as to a fix although it doesn't 
really seem to be a port problem directly.


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