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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Basic Authentication dumps core" on FreeBSD
Date Mon, 22 Apr 1996 14:43:13 GMT

Thanks for the report which is now being sent to the developers
mailing list. If someone is able to help (or ask the right questions)
they'll do so soon.


>Operating system: FreeBSD, version: 2.1.0
>Version of Apache Used: 1.1b1a and 1.1b1b
>Extra Modules used: mod_redirect and mod_cntr
>URL exhibiting problem: sorry, it is an internal page hidden by a firewall
>After going to a page which is protected 
>by basic authentication via a correct .htaccess
>file (which works fine under 1.1b0+ak!!!)
>the server dumps core.
>gdb says, it is dumping core at a strlen call
>(perhaps a wrong pointer, etc.), but
>I'm not able to see the source place where
>it happens.
>Hmmm.. that doesn't work.
>I can run httpd -X and gets a core
>and gdb says it was a strlen, but 
>a "bt" doesn't work.
>I dont't know why... 

Rob Hartill (
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