Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Jun 4 21:05:38 UTC 2008

On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 11:38:02 -0400, Chuck Robey <chuckr at> wrote:
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>> On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 04:22:09 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 03 Jun 2008 14:31:24 -0400, Chuck Robey <chuckr at> wrote:
>>>> Wonder if anyone could tell me why anything I do to run git-pull gives me a
>>>> coredump?  The image that gets dumped is git-fetch, if that helps, and I was
>>>> just trying to update the xorg source tree.
>>> Hi Chuck,
>>> Something is obviously broken in Git 1.5.5.  My installation from Ports
>>> core dumps pretty fast too:
>>>   keramida at kobe:/home/keramida/git/erc$ git fetch
>>>   Segmentation fault: 11 (core dumped)
>>>   keramida at kobe:/home/keramida/git/erc$
>> [...]
>>> Are you also running with option 'J' enabled in `malloc.conf'?
>> Verified.  Setting malloc.conf options to 'aj', lets git-fetch run
>> without crashing:
> I moved the discussion to hackers, take a look over there for more
> info, I don't think it's malloc, and I think I've proved at least part
> of my case.

Neat.  I've just read that thread, and see that it has been tracked down
and fixed now :)

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