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bug #38786: DESCRIPTIVES could better handle Z scores with TEMPORARY

Submitted by:  Ben Pfaff <blp>
Submitted on:  Sat 20 Apr 2013 05:47:08 PM UTC  
Category:  Syntax Parser Severity:  5 - Average
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  Future
Effort:  0.00

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Tue 28 May 2013 04:42:19 AM UTC, comment #3:

When we fix this, we should also remove the note from the manual saying that DESCRIPTIVES ignores TEMPORARY with Z scores.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Tue 21 May 2013 06:07:16 AM UTC, comment #2:

I fixed the use-after-free error by making DESCRIPTIVES ignore TEMPORARY. This is imperfect, but better than a crash. I am leaving this bug open, retitled and deprioritized, as a reminder to eventually fix this.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Sat 20 Apr 2013 05:50:09 PM UTC, comment #1:

See bug #32757 for the further discussion.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Sat 20 Apr 2013 05:47:08 PM UTC, original submission:

The following test case crashes with PSPP:

SPSS users report that it yields the following results:

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-05-21 blp StatusIn Progress => None
        ReleaseBefore 0.8.0 => Future
        SummaryUse-after-free in DESCRIPTIVES with Z scores and TEMPORARY => DESCRIPTIVES could better handle Z scores with TEMPORARY
    2013-04-20 blp ReleaseNone => Before 0.8.0

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