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From Chuck Murcko <>
Subject Re: bug test before release of 1.2b8
Date Thu, 06 Mar 1997 00:26:00 GMT
Aram Mirzadeh wrote:
> Before we release b8, I would like to change the following item for an
> internal test, and if it causes no problems on any of our OS's then
> release it in b8.
> This is mainly a linux bug:
> In listen() call for the linux networking code it seems that linux truncates
> the parameter with an unsigned char and the value of 512 (which we are passing)
> it being treated as a 0.
> I would like to try to change this number to 511 which would produce a 256
> I belive.  The line is in http_main: around 1900...  If you could just
> change it on your own server, compile and do a quick test to see if anything
> looks outta wack.  If not I'll make up a patch for the tree.
Maybe it would be better to make this value 255 for linux, and leave it
alone otherwise.

I think the 511 will also make it 255 if it's high bit truncated.

Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA

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