Re: [htdig] segfaults under freebsd

Subject: Re: [htdig] segfaults under freebsd
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 09:36:52 PDT

On Mon, 28 Aug 2000, Nathaniel Irons wrote:

> Curiously, it only fails with certain search terms. "visual window"
> causes a core dump, but "scandariato window" or "damn" or a variety of
> searches resulting in no matches found seem to work okay.
> I'm running 3.1.5 on FreeBSD 2.2.7 (yes, very old, one reason I'm
> moving). Please let me know if I can provide any useful elaboration.

If you run htfuzzy endings, does it also segfault?

I don't know of any place where the fuzzy code calls the regex code during
searches, but at least on BSDI, the included regex code and the system
library regex code "just don't get along."

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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