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bug #33633: sccs prs -d":GB:" core dump

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 23 Jun 2011 05:44:59 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  James Youngman <jay>
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Sat 11 May 2019 06:41:38 AM UTC, comment #3: 

This should be fixed in CSSC 1.4.1, I think.  Please re-open if not.

James Youngman <jay>
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Fri 18 Nov 2011 10:38:19 AM UTC, comment #2: 

It looks like the problem is in the expansion of %I% and related keywords.

I believe the attached patch (which should apply against CSSC 1.3.1) should fix your problem.   It's not checked in yet, so it's not visible in the public git repository.

(file #24395)

James Youngman <jay>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Wed 02 Nov 2011 12:30:12 PM UTC, comment #1: 

If you still have problems with CSSC, you may be interested to
run the original SCCS:


It is OSS since December 2006 and offers complete functionality.

Jörg Schilling <schily>
Thu 23 Jun 2011 05:44:59 PM UTC, original submission:  

gdb /usr/local/bin/sccs core

Reading symbols from /lib/ld-linux.so.2...Reading symbols from /usr/lib/debug/lib/ld-2.11.2.so.debug...done.
Loaded symbols for /lib/ld-linux.so.2
Core was generated by `prs -d:GB: SCCS/s.readmail.inc.pl'.
Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
#0  0x00a12416 in __kernel_vsyscall ()

Crash is data dependent, and is more likely to occur on larger files.

/usr/local/bin/sccs from GNU CSSC 1.3.0
$Id: sccs.c,v 1.44 2007/12/19 00:21:14 jay Exp $
SccsPath = 'SCCS'
SccsDir = ''
Default prefix for SCCS subcommands is '/usr/local/libexec/cssc/'

Linux orion.toolz.com #1 SMP Wed Dec 1 21:45:50 UTC 2010 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux

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file #24395:  sv-33633.initial-fix.diff added by jay (1KiB - text/x-patch)
file #23551:  s.readmail.inc.pl added by None (31KiB - application/octet-stream)


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-05-11 jay Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2011-11-19 jay StatusNone => Fixed
    2011-11-18 jay Attached File- => Added sv-33633.initial-fix.diff, #24395
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    2011-06-23 None Attached File- => Added s.readmail.inc.pl, #23551

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