This bug affects everything that uses libz of course. It also breaks zgrep. Try "cd /home/ncvs/C*/*logs; zgrep foo *".
On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Bruce Evans wrote: > On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, I wrote: > > > That may be, but ispell is not man's best friend: > > > > $ man ispell > > Segmentation fault (core dumped) > > > > The bug seems to be in libz. Upgrading to the previous version of libz > > fixes it. > > The following patch (obtained from the upgrade) fixes "man ispell" > (but may break libz). > > %%% > Index: infcodes.c > =================================================================== > RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/lib/libz/infcodes.c,v > retrieving revision 1.3 > diff -u -2 -r1.3 infcodes.c > --- infcodes.c 11 Mar 2002 22:36:26 -0000 1.3 > +++ infcodes.c 17 Mar 2002 02:41:53 -0000 > @@ -201,5 +201,5 @@ > case COPY: /* o: copying bytes in window, waiting for space */ > f = q - c->sub.copy.dist; > - while (f < s->window) /* modulo window size-"while" instead */ > + if (f < s->window) /* modulo window size-"while" instead */ > f += s->end - s->window; /* of "if" handles invalid distances */ > while (c->len) > %%% > > The while loop caused some pointer to become invalid. I think the bug > is really in gcc. The register hildng 's' seemed to get clobbered to > (s->end - s->window) so 's' was invalid after 1 iteration. With an > "if" instead of a "while", gcc generates simpler code with line numbers > that are actually correct and without the register clobber. Compiling > the unpatched version with -O0 also unbreaks "man ispell". > > Bruce Bruce To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message