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Re: core dump with svn r6178

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-19 20:42:16 CEST

Christian Daudt <csd_ob@daudt.org> writes:

> But the fact is that, regardless of the problem that caused the code
> to call stringbuf_set with null (which remains to be fixed) ,
> svn_stringbuf_set shouldn't coredump because it received a value it
> doesn't like.

On the contrary, we specifically allow that function to segfault on
bad input because it helps us to find *real* bugs in the code. If we
simply papered over the problem, we'd have a much harder time tracking
down, for example, the bug you're seeing. And for what gain?

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Received on Thu Jun 19 20:42:37 2003

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