Public bug reported:

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.

Version: bash_4.4.18-1ubuntu1_arm64
Release: 18.04 pre-release

QEMU: 2.8.0

This appears to have been reported and fixed in the corresponding Debian
package (

** Affects: bash (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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