bugGNU gettext - Bugs: bug #27474, Segmentation fault in msgmerge


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bug #27474: Segmentation fault in msgmerge

Submitted by:  Peter Eisentraut <petere>
Submitted on:  Thu 17 Sep 2009 09:57:52 PM UTC  
Category:  Translator tools Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Bruno Haible <haible>
Open/Closed:  Closed

Sat 19 Sep 2009 02:43:58 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for the reminder. The bug has been fixed in the
gettext sources on 2008-05-16. Sorry for not replying

Bruno Haible <haible>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 17 Sep 2009 09:57:52 PM UTC, original submission:

I experience a segmentation fault when msgmerge runs a particular merge that appears to involve plural forms. This is reproducible with 0.17 and git head.

It appears that there is an obvious typo in the code. I have attached a patch. I have also attached a test case (unpack and runme.sh) in case you need convincing. ;-)

Originally reported to http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-utils/2009-04/msg00016.html , but it might have been lost in the noise.

Peter Eisentraut <petere>


Attached Files
file #18729:  testcase.tar.gz added by petere (17KiB - application/gzip)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2016-11-27 haible CategoryNone => Translator tools
    2009-09-19 haible Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Assigned toNone => haible
        StatusNone => Fixed
    2009-09-17 petere Attached File- => Added testcase.tar.gz, #18729
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        Attached File- => Added msgmerge-segfault-fix.patch, #18728

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