Subject: Re: PR: bin/12138 [Was: sort crashes]
To: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Jarom=EDr_Dolecek?= <>
From: Mark White <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/19/2001 23:58:06
Jaromír Dolecek writes:
> Mark White wrote:
> > Just had another sort crash, apparently unrelated -- this
> > time while trying to build pkgsrc/textproc/ispell with make
> > british.
> Please update sort and try again. You need rev. 1.9 of sort/fields.c,
> other changes are cosmetic only.
> That fix seems to work for me - at least it doesn't crash now,
> I cannot confirm whether the output data are correct.
> Unfortunately, it's not quite trivial to create a regression
> test for bugs like this - it is Really Special Case (TM).

Ok, seems to work.  I did a simple-minded regression test
against the md5 sums on the dictionaries and hashes,
building ispell british using 1-5-RELEASE sort for
reference, and it doesn't mind.

Thanks :-)

Mark <><