Re: Regarding yet another SIGSEGV

From: William F. Maton <>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 18:24:23 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <>

>William F Maton <> wrote:
>> (gdb) set args -p -x -m /home/wmaton/mail/law
>> (gdb) run
>> Starting program: /usr/local/bin/hypermail -p -x -m /home/wmaton/mail/law
>> Loading mailbox "/home/wmaton/mail/law"... 80
>> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
.> _IO_least_marker (fp=0x8060b00) at genops.c:70 

>> 70 if (mark->_pos < least_so_far)
>> (gdb) bt
>> #0 _IO_least_marker (fp=0x8060b00) at genops.c:70
>> #1 0x40049dd6 in save_for_backup (fp=0x8060b00) at genops.c:170
>> #2 0x40049f94 in __underflow (fp=0x8060b00) at genops.c:244
>> #3 0x4004794d in _IO_getline (fp=0x8060b00, buf=0xbfffd974 "\n", n=1023,
>> delim=10, extract_delim=1) at iogetline.c:47
>> #4 0x400471e3 in _IO_fgets (buf=0xbfffd974 "\n", n=1024, fp=0x8060b00)
>> at iofgets.c:41
>> #5 0x804d036 in loadheaders (mbox=0xbffff1b0 "/home/wmaton/mail/law",
>> use_stdin=0, readone=0, dir=0xbfffe9b0 "law") at parse.c:886
>> #6 0x8053341 in main (argc=5, argv=0xbffff5e4) at hypermail.c:421
>It would sure help us a lot if you could:
>A) Decrease the mailbox as much as possible while stilling getting the
>B) Mail me the mailbox that causes this. loadheaders() is in parse.c and
>that has pretty much developed to become my "arena".


        Sorry I didn't get back to you, I'm still clearing out my mail box after having returned from holidays... anyhow, I gave 2b3 a shot on the same file, and it works just dandy! Thank you and to Kent for the fixed version.

William Received on Wed 02 Sep 1998 12:27:24 AM GMT

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