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Re: (ITS#8760) LMDB: seg fault on opening a new database

github@nicwatson.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Nic Watson
> Version: LMDB 0.9.21
> OS: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS
> URL: https://gist.github.com/jnwatson/86b43b0515fe552a087d741d4ab43922
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> See the URL for the minimal C program to reproduce the crash and the gdb
> backtrace.
> LMDB will seg fault in mdb_dbi_open when creating a new database if the
> environment was opened read-only.

Thanks for the report, but this doesn't seem like a bug. Trying to create 
something when the environment was opened read-only is clearly a misuse of the 
API, and SEGVs are expected when the API is misused.

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