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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.4

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.4
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 07:35:27 -0400 (EDT)

> On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, T.E.Dickey wrote: 
> > 1999-07-14 (2.8.3dev.4) 
> >[...] 
> > * change ifndef's for NO_JUSTIFY to ifdef EXP_JUSTIFY_ELTS since something 
> > in 
> >   VH's recent code causes core dumps, by crosslinking the state of two 
> > parts of 
> >   the parser -TD 
>  When does core dumps happen? (How often, on which configuration, any files 
> on 

On about 1/3 of the files.  It's especially noticeable on the win32 and
OS/2 ports (leading me at first to suspect my integration of HS's changes)
but once I pinpointed it there, it took about 5 minutes to make a test case
on Linux with ElectricFence.  (It dies in split_line near the end - your
anchor pointer's no longer valid during some usages).

> which it dump code..). 
>  I used dev3 with only my patch applied (lynx is configured with everything, 
> colorstyles too) for 3 days very extensively (I use SortaSGML parser mode) 
> and 
> had no problems with it. 
>  For those who wish to test justification,  
> #define EXP_JUSTIFY_ELTS  
>  should be added to userdefs.h before compiling. 
>  Best regards, 
>   -Vlad 

Thomas E. Dickey

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