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Re: git and openssh issue (eblake?)
- From: Bill Hoffman <bill dot hoffman at kitware dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:46:12 -0400
- Subject: Re: git and openssh issue (eblake?)
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On 8/2/2010 10:08 AM, Bill Hoffman wrote:
On 7/23/2010 12:27 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:Is anyone looking at this?
Cygwin Package Information
Package Version Status
cygwin 1.7.5-1 OK
git 1.7.1-1 OK
openssh 5.5p1-2 OK
I haven't tried the other configurations I mentioned yet, but if there
is someone who has the ability to debug this in more depth, this looks
like a quick and readily reproducible test case.
I checked this out and it looks like something in git is overflowing
and scriblling on the stack. I was hoping that it would be a cygwin
problem which I could fix (and I wouldn't be surprised if it eventually
turned out to be) but I didn't see much evidence of the DLL causing this
problem. It looks like it is git itself doing something wrong.
Eric do you have the cycles to check this out? It is pretty easy to
How did you come to the conclusion that it was a stack overwrite? I
would be willing to look at this a bit(not that I know much about git
internals). However, it would be helpful if I could see how you came to
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