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RE: mc segfaults
- From: FischRon dot external at infineon dot com
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: ptsekov at gmx dot net
- Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 15:59:31 +0200
- Subject: RE: mc segfaults
>On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 FischRon.firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> >> Starting mc or mcedit causes the following assertion violation:
>> >> ** CRITICAL **: file /tmp/build/mc-4.6.0/src/utilunix.c: line 81
>> >> (init_groups):
>> >> assertion `pwd != NULL' failed.
>> >> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
>Okay, Ronald, you're suffering from the UID wrapping problem.
>are currently 16 bit, so any number higher than 65535 will get wrapped
>(and did). You can change your UID to any unique number smaller than
>65535 (56297 should do as well as any other). I don't know that that's
>the cause of your mc problem, but it's something to fix nonetheless.
>If it turns out to fix your problem, it's a bug in 'mc', IMO.
It indeed does fix the problem!
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