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Re: 'git stash list' => Segmentation fault

Hey Jeff,

Yes, if I install gettext build from source envsubst and gettext no
segfaults. tset from ncurses segfaults as well unless I install from

So weird breakage which manifested as a red herring. :-(

Thanks for your help helping me sort it out.


On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 4:39 PM Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 04:29:13PM -0500, Brendan Boerner wrote:
> > To answer your previous question I'm using git v2.21.0. I'm using the
> > Ubuntu 14.04 PPA as well as Linuxbew (also v2.21.0).
> >
> > Your help helped me narrow this down to linuxbrew. Take it out of my
> > path no segfault.
> >
> > Uninstall linuxbrew git, linuxbrew still in PATH, use PPA git, segfault.
> >
> > Narrowed down further to be the "gettext" package - remove it from
> > linuxbrew and PPA git stash list => no segfault.
> >
> > I'll ping the Linuxbrew folks.
> Ah, that makes sense. You're indeed running the shell version, and it's
> invoking "gettext" for messages, which is probably what's segfaulting.
> And that explains the multiple segfaults and the fact that they didn't
> actually cause the overall operation to fail.
> So probably nothing here for Git to fix. Thanks for following up with
> the resolution!
> -Peff