Re: [htdig] serious htdig 3.1.5 problems

Subject: Re: [htdig] serious htdig 3.1.5 problems
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Thu Mar 02 2000 - 06:37:49 PST

At 11:56 PM -0700 3/1/00, Tim Rightnour wrote:
>The data in #6 looks extremely hosed.. This is not the problem I was seeing
>earlier.. once again.. I've left it in gdb for you.

Yes, this time it's somehow a segfault!? The data in #6 is actually
correct, this is what your URL:
<> looks
like after it's gone through url_part_aliases and common_url_parts.
If you count out the full 48 chars reserved by the len field, you see
that the stuff at the end of the string is just that--junk beyond the

It looks like somehow it's hitting a memory wall--it tried to
allocate some memory for this and it couldn't. How early did this
happen in a run? Is this now a consistent thing? Is there any chance
that you've run out of RAM?

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

>Breakpoint 1 at 0x2384f: file, line 393.
>(gdb) run
>Starting program: /u2/util/nbsdwww/htdig/bin/htdig
>Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>0x4015e068 in _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_ ()
>(gdb) bt
>#0 0x4015e068 in _GLOBAL_OFFSET_TABLE_ ()
>#1 0x4015001f in __errno ()
>#2 0x4014dd8a in malloc ()
>#3 0x6042f in __builtin_new ()
>#4 0x60095 in __builtin_vec_new ()
>#5 0x26de2 in String::allocate_fix_space (this=0xbfbfd32c, len=48)
> at
>#6 0x26e55 in String::copy (this=0xbfbfd32c,
> s=0x802a100

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