[Slackbuilds-users] Uget issues

Ozan Türkyılmaz ozan.turkyilmaz at gmail.com
Sun May 22 04:36:10 UTC 2011

2011/5/22 B Watson <yalhcru at gmail.com>:
> On 5/6/11, Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér <mjjzf at syntaktisk.dk> wrote:
>> Dudes,
>> I have been using LEET for a while now, and things look decent enough,
>> except for one thing, one of my most used tools: Uget.
>> I do the Slackbuild, and I have used that as well as built a more
>> recent version.
>> But the software dies. When it is downloading a bunch of queued files,
>> it suddenly... disappears. When I run it from the terminal, it exits
>> with 'Segmentation fault'.
>> It does not do this in Slackware 13.1 from the same package. I have
>> absolutely no idea how to debug this. Any ideas?
> I have a patch that I *think* fixes it. It's sort of hard to tell because
> the segfaults happen at random: The unpatched binary might download
> 50 files without a problem, or it might die on the first one. So far,
> the patched binary hasn't crashed on me... but I've only had time to
> test it a little bit.
> I can submit the build with the patch (I've taken over maintenance of
> uget), but I'd really like it if I could get a few people to help me
> test it before submitting (I don't want to submit a build that might
> contain a crashing bug). Anyone interested in uget enough to volunteer?
> If not, I guess what I'll do is submit it as-is with a note in the README
> saying "if you experience crashes *please* contact the maintainer".

Did you try send it to upstream? and I like to see the patch as well.
I'm sure others as well.

Ozan, BSc, BEng

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