Subject: Re: vi core dump when dynamically linked.
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/30/2000 11:23:04
In message <>, Simon Bu
rge writes:
>I've got a particular file that when I edit with vi and
>	/^Xad^J
>I get a core dump that gdb doesn't grok (Hit heuristic-fence-post
>...). If I run from gdb, I get a stack trace that just loops on three
>functions.  If I link vi statically, it works fine.
>Any ideas on where to start looking?

Can you reproduce it on anything but NetBSD-alpha?

Anyway, my guess is that the "correct" fix is for us to finish integrating
nvi-1.79.  I used to send in bug reports for nvi all the time; I haven't
found a real one since 1.79.