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re: suprious reboot on netbsd-6:i386 with PAE
> The problem is a change in the semantics of local domain
> socket addresses. Previously, they had a fixed size, and the
> path name contained within the address was therefor normally
> '\0'-terminated. Now the address is the common socket address
> part plus the pathname, where the terminating '\0' is _not_
> part of the address. When the kernel copies out some local
> domain part, the user has to supply the terminator, if it wants
> to use the path as some ordinary string, e.g. in strlen.
> I haven't made up my mind on how to really fix this, but I
> tend to include the terminating '\0' within the address.
> Note that there are even programs within our own
> distribution which trigger core dumps due to this change
> (at least kdump does).
this change should be reverted or fixed!
breaking binary compat like this is really unacceptable.
can someone please file a PR about it. we should not have
to patch and rebuild apps!
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