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bug #29466: cvs crashes on FreeBSD when initializing a new repository

Submitted by:  Carlos Eduardo Monti <slaytanic>
Submitted on:  Thu 08 Apr 2010 02:34:29 AM UTC  
Category:  Bug Fix (patch attached) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release: 
Fixed Release:  1.11.24 Fixed Feature Release:  1.12.14

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Thu 08 Apr 2010 02:34:29 AM UTC, original submission:

I'm using:
Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.12.13-devel (client/server)

$ /usr/local/bin/cvs -d /tmp/test init
Segmentation fault: 11 (core dumped)

I've tracked this down to an uninitialized variable getting passed to getdelim() and attached the relevant patch to this bug report.

This doesn't seem to happen to glibc platforms but other platforms are probably affected as well.

Carlos Eduardo Monti <slaytanic>


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file #20154:  line_size.patch added by slaytanic (331B - text/x-patch)


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