bug in ash (Was: State of the DLL, mark 2?)

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon Mar 26 07:50:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 11:35:43AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 04:12:41PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 11:52:24PM +0300, Egor Duda wrote:
>> >well, i've found the reason. moreover, i've found that as was once
>> >patched to fix this bug, but later, patch was reverted. i wonder why.
>> >did it have some ill side effects?
>> Hmm.  I vaguely remember this.  I remember asking Corinna to look into
>> this but neither of us had an actual test case that tickled the bug.
>> I can't find any email from Corinna explaining why the bug was backed
>> out but I wonder if I asked her to do this in a phone call or something.
>Correct. I have applied that patch but I never found the bug itself
>so Chris asked me to back out the patch again due to a patch for an
>unknown bug is somewhat weird.
>> I will wait for Corinna to come back from holiday so that she can offer
>> the definitive opinion, though.
>I will reapply Andy's patch again.

Thanks.  I'm glad to find out that this fixes a problem.  It sounds like
Andy's solution is the correct one, too.

Out of curiousity, did anyone check any of the *BSD sources to see if
this had been fixed there?


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