[Dev-luatex] os.execute() crashes with segmentation fault

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 14 21:59:34 CEST 2011


Hi Hans,

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 09:17:08PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:

> On 14-4-2011 7:30, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> >
> >since some time LuaTeX os.execute() crashes with segmentation fault:
> >
> >% luatex -ini
> >\catcode`\{=1
> >\catcode`\}=2
> >\directlua{os.execute()}
> >\csname @@end\endcsname\end
> >
> >Results of beta-0.66.0 (rev 4141):
> >
> >Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> >0x400ce243 in strlen () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6

> > [...]

> >0.60.2 (rev 3736) (TL 2010): segmentation fault
> >
> >0.40.6 works.
> 
> Can you check 0.66 ?

See above: 0.66.0, rev 4141.
System: i386-linux

Also the report was triggered by a user bug-report:
| I am using OSX 10.6.7. The crash occurs for me with lualatex 0.65/0.66

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek


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