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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
May 28, 2013 13:43
Subject:
Re: [perl #118203] segfault after upgrade to 5.18.0-1
Message ID:
20130528134201.GW2069@iabyn.com
On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 04:14:49PM -0700, Tony Cook via RT wrote:
> On Mon May 27 13:48:42 2013, haakonwikene@gmail.com wrote:
> > I just upgraded perl from 5.16.3.3 -> 5.18.0-1, which seems to be the
> > cause a segfault in urxvt.
> 
> perl5-porters don't distribute a version 5.16.3.3 or 5.18.0-1.
> 
> You might want to start with a Debian bug report.
> 
> Also the version information in your report is unrelated to either of
> those versions.
> 
> If you did install 5.18.0 from source over 5.16.3 you may need to
> rebuild rxvt too, the perl ABI isn't stable between major releases.

Especially as the code is crashing at a point in
Perl_xs_apiversion_bootcheck where it's formatting a "version mismatch"
error:


> #3  0x00007f95045f0257 in Perl_newSVpvf () from
>    /usr/lib/perl5/core_perl/CORE/libperl.so
> #4  0x00007f95045cacb6 in Perl_xs_apiversion_bootcheck ()
>       from /usr/lib/perl5/core_perl/CORE/libperl.so

	xpt = Perl_newSVpvf(aTHX_ "Perl API version %"SVf
			    " of %"SVf" does not match %"SVf,
			    compver_string, module, runver_string);

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