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PSPP-BUG: PSPP crashes on file opening

From: Przemek Powalko
Subject: PSPP-BUG: PSPP crashes on file opening
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 02:31:35 +0200


The following problem occurs on 0.8.0 (address@hidden) and 0.8.1 (address@hidden):

$ pspp
PSPP is free software and you are welcome to distribute copies of it
under certain conditions; type "show copying." to see the conditions.
There is ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY for PSPP; type "show warranty." for details.
GNU pspp 0.8.1 (Wed Sep 25 23:17:19 UTC 2013).
PSPP> get file='data/subset.sav'
You have discovered a bug in PSPP.  Please report this
to address@hidden.  Please include this entire
message, *plus* several lines of output just above it.
For the best chance at having the bug fixed, also
include the syntax file that triggered it and a sample
of any data file used for input.
proximate cause:     Floating Point Exception
version:             GNU pspp 0.8.1 (Wed Sep 25 23:17:19 UTC 2013).
host_system:         i686-pc-cygwin
build_system:        i686-pc-cygwin
locale_dir:          /usr/local/share/locale
compiler version:    4.7.3
Floating point exception (core dumped)

$ cat pspp.exe.stackdump
Stack trace:
Frame     Function  Args

SPSS as well as a Perl script spssread.pl I found on the web read the file without a problem.

$ spssread.pl -h data/subset.sav

Record type         $FL2
Product name        @(#) IBM SPSS STATISTICS MS Windows
Layout code         2
Case Size           352
Compression         1
Weight index        0
Number of cases     5
Bias                100.000000
Creation date       27 Sep 13
Creation time       02:17:25
File label          filelabel

I'm attaching a subset of data which reproduce the problem.

Hope you can help.

Attachment: subset.sav
Description: Binary data

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