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Re: bin/48480: vi seg-fault

The following reply was made to PR bin/48480; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (Christos Zoulas)
Subject: Re: bin/48480: vi seg-fault
Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:02:50 -0500

 On Dec 25,  4:50pm, (Paul Goyette) wrote:
 -- Subject: Re: bin/48480: vi seg-fault
 |  On Wed, 25 Dec 2013, Paul Goyette wrote:
 |  > I've managed to narrow this down a little bit.  The first six lines of 
 |  > sample file I provided have lengths of 22, 2225, 138, 149, 162, and 
 |  > (!) bytes.
 |  >
 |  > Removing all but line #6 failes.  So I am suspecting that there might be 
 |  > problem due to the extremely long line...
 |  Additionally, even though line #2 is relatively short, vi still fails to 
 |  handle it properly.  It displays a couple of large chunks of the text as 
 |  "^@" (ie, NUL) characters.  Using hexdump, I have verified that these 
 |  NUL characters are not part of the input file.
 |  I have attached the 2215-character input file as well as a cat-and-paste 
 |  of the display output.
 Hmm, Ok. The only difference is that I have 
 in my Makefile. Let me remove that and retry.

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