[Openswan Users] endless loop pluto keeps crashing and trying to restart

Brian Gustin brian at daviesinc.com
Mon Mar 10 18:55:34 EDT 2008

Downloaded the source package, (found it on packages.debian.org) and 
untarred it - but same results (maybe Im in wrong directory? what 
symbols or files does it need to reference? )

root at tom:~/openswan-2.4.8/programs/pluto# gdb --core=/tmp/core
GNU gdb 6.7.1-debian
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later 
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "i486-linux-gnu".
(no debugging symbols found)
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
Core was generated by `/usr/lib/ipsec/pluto --nofork --secretsfile 
/etc/ipsec.secrets --ipsecdir /etc/'.
Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
#0  0xb7d81f06 in ?? ()

Brian Gustin wrote:
> OK.. if you mean the source code directory, I dont have that on this 
> machine- it is a debian packaged install, (apt-get install openswan)
> I havent yet found the source code for that- either way there is no 
> openswan-2.x.y./OBJ*/programs/pluto/ directory, so I guess, have to 
> figure this out the hard way.
> Paul Wouters wrote:
>> On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Brian Gustin wrote:
>>> root at tom:~# gdb --core=/tmp/core
>> Start gdb in the openswan-2.x.y./OBJ*/programs/pluto/ directory to get the
>> symbols.
>> Paul
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