rsync 2.6.5 segfault using --fuzzy & --link-dest
Erik Jan Tromp
betageek at sympatico.ca
Sun Jun 12 12:45:11 GMT 2005
On Sat, 11 Jun 2005 23:22:39 -0700
Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> wrote:
> OK, the crash turned out to be caused by an empty file-list not getting
> its "high" value set correctly. If such an empty list gets passed to
> flist_find(), it would crash. This is not something that normally
> happens, but in the case where an empty destination directory is matched
> up with a list-dest directory that has a file that is present but not
> up-to-date, rsync triggers the bug. Attached is a patch to fix this.
I seem to have a habit of doing stuff that doesn't 'normally happen'. :)
> Thanks for your help!
Rebuilt with this & the max verbosity patches, deployed, tested. Works like an absolute charm.
Thanks for the quick turnaround on these fixes.
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