Ctxhx causes Segfault (Doc ID 1593459.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Syslog shows lots of messages like "ctxhx[25572]: segfault at 0000000000000000 rip 00000000f7c7f27a rsp 00000000ff8b81e0 error 4".
For each message, one core dump is created as $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/core.$PID.

Stack trace o  the core files shows:

Core was generated by `/oracle/db/database/ctx/bin/ctxhx /tmp/drgibsv0w6c /tmp/drgitvksQLw ASCII8 utf8'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
#0  0xf7d2927a in rtfOutList () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
(gdb) (gdb) <stack>

Thread 1 (Thread 0xf7fa66c0 (LWP 29082)):
#0  0xf7d2927a in rtfOutList () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#1  0xf7d36db5 in RtfTakeAction () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#2  0xf7d2cd7b in RtfProcessCtrlWord () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#3  0xf7d2ab6a in HandleControlRun () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#4  0xf7d2a71c in ?? () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#5  0x096f77d0 in ?? ()
#6  0x00000000 in ?? ()
#0  0xf7d2927a in rtfOutList () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#1  0xf7d36db5 in RtfTakeAction () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#2  0xf7d2cd7b in RtfProcessCtrlWord () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#3  0xf7d2ab6a in HandleControlRun () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#4  0xf7d2a71c in ?? () from /oracle/db/database/ctx/lib/rtfsr.so
#5  0x096f77d0 in ?? ()
#6  0x00000000 in ?? ()

Cause

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