[gdal-dev] ubuntu installation issue: free(): invalid pointer, Aborted (core dumped)

Paul Harwood runette at gmail.com
Sat May 8 07:21:44 PDT 2021

All of the above - but also when I am using GDAL on Ubuntu I use Conda to
install and have not had any problems.

On Sat, 8 May 2021 at 13:59, Greg Troxel <gdt at lexort.com> wrote:

> Bryan Keith <bryandenniskeith at gmail.com> writes:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am trying to install GDAL on Ubuntu.  When I check the installation,
> > I get this:
> >
> > ogrinfo --version
> > GDAL 3.2.1, released 2020/12/29
> > free(): invalid pointer
> > Aborted (core dumped)
> I would ask Ubuntu.  As no one else has reported an issue like this that
> I can remember, and ogrinfo --version works in the obvious way for me,
> it's quite possible this is related to something Ubuntu did in
> packaging.
> It's also possible that it's a latent and usually harmless gdal bug that
> is being triggered by higher security settings.  So my other suggestion
> is to rebuild the package from soruce using the Ubuntu mechanisms but
> turning on debug symbols and run it under a debugger.  How to do that is
> out of scope for this list and should also be addressed to Ubuntu.
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