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Re: Gringotts on FC3



On Sun, 2006-03-05 at 16:23 -0800, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> Try putting the following in a script and then run it using the script.
> Don't ask me why it works.
> 
> #!/bin/bash
> /usr/bin/strace /usr/bin/gringotts 2> /dev/null

Does *anyone* know why it works? I've been doing the strace trick ever
since it broke (I know it worked fine in FC2). What would make gringotts
reliably fail (segfault) when run directly, but reliably succeed when
run under strace? Some sort of race condition? I've done a great many
builds of gringotts and its libs, using different combinations of
compiler switches, but they all segfault eventually.

Gringotts looks like a fine secure container for those who don't need a
whole encrypted filesystem. There don't seem to be any work-alikes in
Fedora, so I'd be very pleased if it started working properly again.

Cheers
Steffen.




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