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Re: crash when editing from a search in certain conditions

Subject: Re: crash when editing from a search in certain conditions
From: wwp
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2006 16:36:42 +0200
Hello Pavel,


On Thu, 7 Sep 2006 12:08:22 +0300 (EEST) Pavel Tsekov <[email protected]> wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, wwp wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 7 Sep 2006 11:47:55 +0300 (EEST) Pavel Tsekov <[email protected]>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, Pavel Tsekov wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Thu, 7 Sep 2006, wwp wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Bug can't be reproduced:
> >>>> - with FC5's mc (IIRC, 20060812-18 snapshot + FC patches)
> >>>> - with 20060307-16 snapshot (-O2)
> >>>> - current CVS (-O2)
> >>>>
> >>>> bug can be reproduced (100% w/ the scenario above):
> >>>> - with 20060812-18 snapshot, with -O0 or -O2
> >>>
> >>> Strange. The latest changes to the editor were made on
> >>> Aug 2. Maybe the theory that some memory is being
> >>> used incorrectly and this manifests in the crash you are
> >>> experiencing is correct. I will build from the snapshot
> >>> sources and see what's going on.
> >>
> >> Using 2006-08-12-18 I still cannot reproduce.
> >
> > Well.. I made all mc builds using the same ./configure + make (same
> > CFLAGS by
> 
> I tried both the binary rpm and built myself from the source tarball but
> still it doesn't crash.
> 
> > default). I don't see why this crash happens w/ a specific snapshot. If
> > you
> 
> Well, this kind of errors are hard to track down. It's a pity that
> I cannot get it to crash on my mashine.
> 
> > don't decide to ignore this crash until you get another report, feel free
> > to request for more test/info.
> 
> If I am right the cause for the crash happens earlier so the backtrace is
> of no use. Maybe running MC under some kind of memory error debugging
> tool like valgrind might give some interesting info. You can send me a
> strace of MC too.

Here's the strace log, gzip'ed & attached.

Valgrind (memcheck) is still running after 2h :-). I'll post a link to the
compressed log if ever if completes.


Regards,

-- 
wwp
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