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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "(Fixed) Error in MOD_DIR code" on BSDI (fwd)
Date Fri, 12 Apr 1996 17:08:27 GMT
> 
> 
> not acked
> 
> 
> Message-Id: <199604121626.JAA01526@taz.hyperreal.com>
> From: sereda@fobos.ifmo.ru
> To: apache-bugs%apache.org@organic.com
> Date: Fri Apr 12  9:26:21 1996
> Subject: WWW Form Bug Report: "(Fixed) Error in MOD_DIR code" on BSDI
> 
> Submitter: sereda@fobos.ifmo.ru
> Operating system: BSDI, version: /386 1.1
> Extra Modules used: 
> URL exhibiting problem: 
> 
> Symptoms:
> --
> Symptoms: When a request to a directory is
> sent, child-process hangs while making response.
> 
> Fix: In module MOD_DIR.C in function
>  output_directories
> there's a sentence:
> 
>  if (...) { } 
>  else
>       { char buff[23]=" - Here go 23 spaces -";
>                                   ^^

Bizarre stuff. I'm not even sure this is legal C! Anyway, fixed in 1.1, still
not acked.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> Stack overflows, and so.... .
> 
> I simply deleted 23, so it looks now like:
> 
>  char buff[]="   --- ";
> 
> and everything is OK.
> 
> I'd be pleased if you sent me a response
> to this report.
> 
> Yours, 
>  Igor Sereda
> at
>  Computer Technology Department,
>  IFMO, St.Peterburg, Russia
>  sereda@fobos.ifmo.ru 
> 
> --
> 
> Backtrace:
> --
> 
> --
> ----- End of forwarded message from sereda@fobos.ifmo.ru -----
> 
> -- 
> Rob Hartill (robh@imdb.com)
> The Internet Movie Database (IMDb)  http://www.imdb.com/
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