On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:15:47AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote: > Do you have an unusual libc or a modified libpipeline or something? The > sequence of system calls that your trace shows at the point where > libpipeline should be calling execvp for nroff doesn't correspond to any > libc implementation I can find, and the failure comes when it tries to > open a Unix-domain socket in the middle of the execvp sequence which is > just weird.
Ah, you're using an antivirus program. Do mention that in bug reports in future, since I spent a non-trivial amount of time digging to find this out! Please try git master, which has this patch: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/man-db.git/commit/?id=6ed6c9f92ab8f981aa1aa664f7e607bcd540ad44 -- Colin Watson [cjwat...@debian.org]