[Samba] libnss_wins crashing Firefox/Iceweasel?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Mar 2 14:31:34 GMT 2007

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Michael Schurter wrote:
> I'm using Debian Sid, and it seems like Iceweasel (aka Firefox) has been
> crashing a lot lately with "Bus Error" printed to stdout when it dies.
> I use mono/.net and python, so my C/C++ debugging skills are very
> lacking.  I was able to capture the following using gdb on Iceweasel:
> Program received signal SIGBUS, Bus error.
> [Switching to Thread -1288709200 (LWP 28528)]
> 0xb1a98309 in toupper_w () from /lib/libnss_wins.so.2
> Ironically I've had libnss_mdns cause a crash like this in Samba before,
> so maybe this is just Samba getting payback.  ;)
> Any ideas?
> Is this a Samba or Iceweasel bug?
> Should I submit it to Debian?
> Has anyone else seen this?

Can't say that I have but I don't usually run libnss_wins.so.
If it were aq bug in nss_wins (which is very well could be)
you should see similar crashes in other programs.

cheers, jerry
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