Re: htdig: bug in htdig

Geoff Hutchison (
Wed, 07 Oct 1998 13:36:24 -0400

>I found a bug in htdig: when there are quotes inside quotes in a meta tag
>htdig hangs eating all cpu

Eww. While I don't think quotes inside quotes is legal HTML, it shouldn't hang.

>I also had some trouble compiling htdig in Digital Unix 4.0D. There was a
>conflict between the libdb.a supplied with htdig and the one that
>came with the operating system and I had to change some size_t types to
>int in

This is a known problem. There's a patch for Alpha-based systems which does
exactly that. However, I can't use the patch yet since it breaks other
systems. :-(

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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