Package: libc6 Version: 2.28-1 Severity: critical Just after updating libc6 from 2.27-8 to 2.28-1 in Debian Unstable, loading package "httpuv" in R leads to a crash:
bones@equinox2:~$ R R version 3.5.1 (2018-07-02) -- "Feather Spray" Copyright (C) 2018 The R Foundation for Statistical Computing Platform: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu (64-bit) R is free software and comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. You are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. Type 'license()' or 'licence()' for distribution details. R is a collaborative project with many contributors. Type 'contributors()' for more information and 'citation()' on how to cite R or R packages in publications. Type 'demo()' for some demos, 'help()' for on-line help, or 'help.start()' for an HTML browser interface to help. Type 'q()' to quit R. > library(httpuv) terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::runtime_error' what(): Mutex creation failed ¦¡¦Ê¦Ô¦Ñ?¦È¦Ç¦Ê¦Å bones@equinox2:~$ From the message I understand this is directly related to libc6 and not R or httpuv. Also, there was no update to R or httpuv done recently. The problem started just as I updated libc6. Kernel version is 4.18.0-3-amd64. Please tell me if any other information is needed to help identify the bug.