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Re: bin/11904: tail segfaults and core dumps on I/O error
The following reply was made to PR bin/11904; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/11904: tail segfaults and core dumps on I/O error
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 04:52:30 +0000
The problem appears to be that tail does most of its I/O with mmap.
So one can't avoid getting SIGSEGV. We could, however, catch SIGSEGV,
inspect the fault address, and print "Read error" if it's inside the
David A. Holland
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