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Re: BUG #5899: Memory corruption when running psql

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Ross Barrett <ross_barrett(at)rapid7(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #5899: Memory corruption when running psql
Date: 2011-02-25 16:03:13
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Excerpts from Ross Barrett's message of jue feb 24 13:36:34 -0300 2011:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference:      5899
> Logged by:          Ross Barrett
> Email address:      ross_barrett(at)rapid7(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 9.0.3
> Operating system:   Ubuntu 9.10
> Description:        Memory corruption when running psql
> Details: 
> Attempting to run psql complains that termcap db is not present (bug 5807). 
> Applying the work around of placing an /etc/termcap file from a Red Hat
> system allowed psql to run 1x.  Subsequent runs always yield a memory
> error:

Try LD_PRELOAD'ing libreadline -- or recompile psql linked to that
instead of libedit.

Álvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.
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