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Re: [Bug-readline] Stack overflow in vi mode when repeating dd

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Stack overflow in vi mode when repeating dd
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 11:02:29 -0400
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On 7/10/12 10:08 AM, Andreas Henriksson wrote:
> Hello,
> Apologies if this bug has already been reported. :)
> To reproduce the crash, in vi mode, type
> <ESC>dd.
> I discovered the problem in bash, and confirmed that it was a readline
> problem with a minimal example. My readline version is 6.2.002 (as
> distributed in Arch Linux, if it helps).

It showed up on the RedHat bugzilla a little while ago, and I fixed it at
the beginning of June.  Try the attached patch and see if it works for you.
It fixes the problem for me.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

Attachment: readline-vi-redo.patch
Description: Source code patch

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