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From Michael Douglass <>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Usr of ".map." in file name causes problems" on HPUX (fwd)
Date Fri, 28 Jun 1996 19:19:48 GMT
On Fri, 28 Jun 1996, Alexei Kosut wrote:

> > <code>
> > <img ismap src="">
> > </code>
> >
> > Causes a Segemetation Violation, and the that
> > daemon core dumps.  Unfortunately I can't
> > find the core file.
> This is no doubt due to the fact that you, again, are having the file
> parsed by the imagemap handler, and it is not expecting a GIF, but a text
> file with imagemap rules.

Hrm...  Shouldn't there be code to make sure that we are reading in a text
file?  Or at least do some sanity checking that prevents the core dump?
I'll try taking a look at the mod_imap.c and see if I can discover where
the SEGV is coming from and see what can be done.

Michael Douglass
Texas Networking, Inc.

  "To be a saint is to be an exception; to be a true man is the rule.
   Err, fail, sin if you must, but be upright.  To sin as little as
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