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Re: SEGV i sort

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: SEGV i sort
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2002 09:35:04 +0200
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"ali (Anders Lindgren)" <address@hidden> wrote:
 Dear fellow freedom-fighters, I have come across a bug
> that results in a segmentation fault in GNU sort 2.0.14
> shipped with among others Red Hat 7.2. "sort --version"
> doesn't reveal what version of the textutils package
> it comes from (unless 2.0.14 refers to textutils as
> a whole) -- my apologies if this is not an up to date
> version of GNU sort.
> The bug is triggered by merging of files, when one of
> the files is empty, e.g:
> ----8<------
> $ touch foo
> $ echo "moo" > cow
> $ sort -m cow foo  # works fine...
> moo
> $ sort -m foo cow  # ..but when first file is empty...
> Segmentation fault
> ----8<------

Thanks for the report.
That's fixed in the latest test release.

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