Bug#348513: Perl-tk segfault with texdoctk
schultmc at debian.org
Fri Feb 3 18:18:17 UTC 2006
Frank Küster wrote:
> Michael Schultheiss <schultmc at debian.org> wrote:
> > Moving /etc/texdoctk/texdocrc and running texdoctk brings up a window
> > "FATAL ERROR
> > Couldn't open system-wide default config file texdocrc
> > [Kill]"
> > but I still don't experience a segfault.
> You can do it in a pbuilder chroot, from an xterm or similar:
> # pbuilder login #or whatever command brings you in a clean sid environment
> # apt-get -y install tetex-bin perl-tk # texdocrc will not be installed
> # export HOME=/root # pbuilder doesn't seem to set this correct
> # export DISPLAY=:0.0
> outside the chroot:
> mount --bind /tmp/ /var/cache/pbuilder/build/16537/tmp/
> cp ~frank/.Xauthority /var/cache/pbuilder/build/16537/root/
> (or course, replace the number and username by the strings appropriate
> on your system).
> Now you should be able to bring up an X window, e.g. try with xdvi.
> If that works, try texdoctk:
> # texdoctk
> Couldn't open system-wide default config file texdocrc.
> Segmentation fault
I'm now able to reproduce the segfault in a clean chroot. The segfault
goes away if I cp /usr/share/tetex-base/texdocrc /etc/texdoctk
Anyone have any ideas on how to fix the segfault?
E-mail: schultmc at debian.org
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