Control: unmerge -1 915339
Control: reassign -1 r-cran-later 0.7.4+dfsg-1
Control: retitle -1 r-cran-later: Mutex creation failed with glibc 2.28
Control: forwarded -1
Control: block 915339 by -1
Control: retitle 915339 libc6 needs Conflicts with unfixed r-cran-later

On Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 09:11:06PM +0200, Theodore Lytras wrote:
> Package: libc6
> Version: 2.28-1
> Severity: critical
> Just after updating libc6 from 2.27-8 to 2.28-1 in Debian Unstable, loading 
> package "httpuv" in R leads to a crash:
>    bones@equinox2:~$ R
>    R version 3.5.1 (2018-07-02) -- "Feather Spray"
>    Copyright (C) 2018 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
>    Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit)
>    R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
>    You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
>    Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details.
>    R is a collaborative project with many contributors.
>    Type 'contributors()' for more information and
>    'citation()' on how to cite R or R packages in publications.
>    Type 'demo()' for some demos, 'help()' for on-line help, or
>    'help.start()' for an HTML browser interface to help.
>    Type 'q()' to quit R.
>    > library(httpuv)
>    terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::runtime_error'
>      what():  Mutex creation failed
>    Ακυρώθηκε
>    bones@equinox2:~$ 
> From the message I understand this is directly related to libc6 and not R or 
> httpuv. 
> Also, there was no update to R or httpuv done recently. The problem started 
> just as I updated libc6.

This seems to be a bug in r-cran-later, I'm reassigning this bug there 
and leave another bug here for adding a Conflicts with the unfixed
r-cran-later afterwards.



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