[artix-general] smtpd segfault error 4 in libevent-2.1.so.7.0.1

Christos Nouskas nous at artixlinux.org
Wed Oct 21 13:44:44 CEST 2020

On Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:05:10 -0500
epektasis via artix-general <artix-general at artixlinux.org> wrote:

> Hello.  Seeing the following error in /var/log/messages.log
> kernel: smtpd[2219]: segfault at 1b0 ip 00007fea7fd3840b sp
> 00007ffda35b9030\ error 4 in libevent-2.1.so.7.0.1[7fea7fd24000+39000]
> This has been in the logs since late last month and I only now noticed it.
> Libevent was updated by pacman on September 21st to version 2.1.12-1.  The
> file /usr/lib/libevent-2.1.so.7.0.1 exists.  Opensmtpd version is 6.7.1p1-6.
> The kernel version is 5.9.1-artix1-1.
> What is error 4 in libevent?   Any helpful suggestions welcome.

Hi, these errors usually appear when a lib gets updated and a process using
it hasn't been restarted. So, the dumb question is: have you restarted your


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