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From (David N. Welton)
Subject Re: current status: core dump - GOT IT
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2002 10:52:42 GMT
Ronnie Brunner <> writes:

> > > Since I ran all tests w/o problem this afternoon, some of the
> > > changes from David or me must have created a problem. Anyone else
> > > with similar observations?
> > 
> > Damn... they work for me.  I will go back through and look at them
> > all.
> I tracked t down: the fix of checking the return value of remove in
> requst.c line 212ff causes the dump because of the return TCL_ERROR.

Ah, yeah... on second thought, the return isn't such a good idea.

> It seems we don't properly clean up some memory in hat case.  The
> checking does not make sense anyway: not being able to remove a
> tempfile is usually not a problem because it's not there in the
> first place: remove is called for every filename that was generated
> using [web::tempfile]. If the process removes it directly (or does
> not even use it), we shouldn't really log an error.

> However if we have a problem with the file system and/or permissions
> on our file, we might want to check. -> check for errno != ENOENT
> before logging (or some other flags), and do not return in any case
> (just keep trying to remove the other files seems to be the proper
> approach). David: can you look at this?

Ok, I'm curious... are you actually getting stuff in the error_log
file?  I don't see anything.

David N. Welton
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