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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: {ncurses/libncurses9/libncurses-devel/ncurses-demo}-5.7-15

Eric Backus wrote:
> I'm getting a segmentation fault when I try to use tput.  The program runs 
> successfully if you just ask it for a version number, or if asked for a non-
> existent capability, but gets a seg fault when asked about a real capability.
> $ tput sgr0
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)                <---- this is wrong
> $ tput -V
> ncurses 5.7.20091024                            <---- OK, latest version
> $ tput garbage
> tput: unknown terminfo capability 'garbage'     <---- OK, this is correct
> $ type tput
> tput is hashed (/bin/tput)
> The seg fault didn't happen with the previous version.  Is there anything else 
> I should try to debug this?  Would you like cygcheck output?

Short of compiling a debug version yourself and tracking down why it
crashes, no -- cygcheck probably won't help, because I can reproduce the
error here. It may be a while until I can fix this, tho; for now the
workaround is to revert to -14.

Thanks (sigh) for the report.


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