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

Submitted by:  Ben Pfaff <blp>
Submitted on:  Sat Apr 20 17:47:08 2013  
Category: Syntax ParserSeverity: 5 - Average
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: Future
Effort: 0.00

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Tue May 28 04:42:19 2013, 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 May 21 06:07:16 2013, 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 Apr 20 17:50:09 2013, comment #1:

See bug #32757 for the further discussion.

Ben Pfaff <blp>
Project Administrator
Sat Apr 20 17:47:08 2013, 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
    Tue May 21 06:07:16 2013blpStatusIn 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
    Sat Apr 20 17:47:23 2013blpReleaseNone=>Before 0.8.0

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