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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: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: James Youngman <jay>
Open/Closed: Open

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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>
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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/'

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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
    Sat 19 Nov 2011 01:35:27 AM UTCjayStatusNone=>Fixed
    Fri 18 Nov 2011 10:38:19 AM UTCjayAttached File-=>Added sv-33633.initial-fix.diff, #24395
      Assigned toNone=>jay
    Thu 23 Jun 2011 05:44:59 PM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added s.readmail.inc.pl, #23551

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