Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
** Changed in: bash (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Confirmed
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bash crashes in qemu-user environments (bionic)
Status in bash package in Ubuntu:
Status in bash package in Debian:
Attempts to launch bash in an arm64 qemu-user environment in bionic
results in the following error message:
bash: xmalloc: .././shell.c:1709: cannot allocate 10 bytes (0 bytes
This causes any qemu/chroot based bootstrapping to fail as many
packages invoke bash during postinst.
Release: 18.04 pre-release
This appears to have been reported and fixed in the corresponding
Debian package (https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-
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