Segmentation fault in mailbox read

From: Shane Wegner <>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2000 19:17:00 -0800
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Hopefully this is enough information to debug the problem. I have a small message from a mailing list which crashes hypermail with a segmentation fault.

continuum:~/hypermail$ gdb ~/incoming/hypermail/hypermail-2b29/src/hypermail GNU gdb 19990928
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(gdb) set args -m destin50.msg -d .
(gdb) run

Starting program:
/home/staff/shane/incoming/hypermail/hypermail-2b29/src/hypermail -m destin50.msg -d .

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault. 0x8054143 in rmlastlines (bp=0x0) at struct.c:611 611 (tempnode->next->line)[0] != '\0'; tempnode = tempnode->next);
(gdb) bt

#0 0x8054143 in rmlastlines (bp=0x0) at struct.c:611 #1 0x804dfbf in parsemail (mbox=0x80664c8 "destin50.msg", use_stdin=0,

    readone=0, increment=0, dir=0x8066528 ".", inlinehtml=1, startnum=0)     at parse.c:2164
#2 0x804ac1e in main (argc=5, argv=0xbffff884) at hypermail.c:488

I am not familiar enough with HM to debug this but I have mime-attached the offending message.

Hypermail 2b29, Linux 2.2.14, Glibc 2.1, gcc 2.95.2 (i586). If you cannot reproduce the error, let me know and I can attach my binary and core files to a private message.

Best regards,

Shane Wegner:
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