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Re: [multitail] [benoit@placenet.org: Bug#426791: multitail: hangs/corrupts when trying to add a new buffer]



Hi Rene,

This problem seemed to happen on AIX as well which uses a gnu-c compiler
which uses unsigned chars.
I'll send you off-list version 5.0.4 which fixes that.

On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 09:55:06AM +0200, Rene Engelhard wrote:
> [ please keep the CCs intact ]
> 
> Hi,
> 
> forwarding this report. Seems to be ppc-specific (I actually saw
> this once too but always forgot to report it to you). Maybe some
> BE/(un)signed char issue?
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Benoît Dejean <benoit@placenet.org> -----
> 
> Subject: Bug#426791: multitail: hangs/corrupts when trying to add a new buffer
> Reply-To: Benoît Dejean <benoit@placenet.org>, 426791@bugs.debian.org
> From: Benoît Dejean <benoit@placenet.org>
> To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
> X-Mailer: reportbug 3.38
> Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 00:09:08 +0200
> 
> Package: multitail
> Version: 5.0.2-1
> Severity: normal
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Whenever i try to add a new buffer/windows by typing 'a', i'am first asked
> whether or not i want to merge. I answer 'n'. Then multitail asks me the kind
> of the window file or command. I answer 'f' for file. Then the display gets
> corrupted. It becomes negative, the dialog shows weird chars. multitails is
> then frozen. I have to kill it and then reset the terminal.
> I'am attaching a screenshot.
> 
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: sid
>   APT prefers unstable
>   APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
> Architecture: powerpc (ppc)
> 
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-ben
> Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to fr_FR.UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
> 
> Versions of packages multitail depends on:
> ii  libc6                         2.5-9      GNU C Library: Shared libraries
> ii  libncurses5                   5.6-2      Shared libraries for terminal hand
> 
> multitail recommends no packages.
> 
> -- no debconf information
> 
> 
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> 
> He also sent a further mail
> 
> --- snip ---
> gdb output after killing multitail because it was frozen.
> 
> 
> For help at any time press F1.
> 
> 
> 
>                ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
>                ??? Add window                                     ???
>                ??? Enter filename:                                ???
>                ??? ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????      ???
> ---Type <return> to continue, or q <return> to quit---          ???
> Program received signal SIGTERM, Terminated.                    ???
> 0x0fef8678 in __nanosleep_nocancel () from /lib/libc.so.6       ???
> (gdb) bt       ???                                                ???
> #0  0x0fef8678 in __nanosleep_nocancel () from /lib/libc.so.6   ???
> #1  0x006a583c in napms () from /lib/libncurses.so.5            ???
> #2  0x006a9ae4 in delay_output () from /lib/libncurses.so.5     ???
> #3  0x006a9e84 in tputs () from /lib/libncurses.so.5???????????????????????????????????????
> #4  0x006a9f1c in putp () from /lib/libncurses.so.5
> #5  0x006892a4 in flash () from /lib/libncurses.so.5
> #6  0x10014234 in wrong_key ()
> #7  0x10014590 in edit_string ()
> #8  0x10023430 in add_window ()
> #9  0x10012038 in main_loop ()
> #10 0x10012514 in main ()
> --- snip ---
> 
> Gr??e/Regards,
> 
> Ren?
> -- 
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