Subject: Re: bzip2 data corruption
To: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gary Duzan <email@example.com>
Date: 11/03/1999 06:46:54
In Message <19991102222119.A10798@wins.uva.nl> ,
Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
=>On Wed, Nov 03, 1999 at 02:06:37AM +1100, Simon Burge wrote:
=>> I just tried -current alpha (Oct 22), -current pmax (Oct 28) and 1.4.1
=>> i386, all with no problems. I'll try a -current (Aug 8) i386 (PII400)
=>> at work tomorrow...
=>With src/lib/libbz2/decompress.c version 1.6, you introduced a heuristic
=>to check for corruption, based on vectors growing too large. This
=>method gave false positives with some files (-current i386). I have
=>reverted the change.
That did, in fact, fix the problem. Thanks.
Gary D. Duzan