segfault in 3.1.1dev

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Tue Nov 5 04:54:59 MST 2013

On Fri 01 Nov 2013, Carlos Carvalho wrote:

> Happened again:
> Oct 31 15:55:49 sagres kernel: denied resource overstep by requesting 8392704 for RLIMIT_STACK against limit 8388608 for /usr/local/bin/rsync[rsync:80954] uid/euid:1011/1011 gid/egid:1011/1011, parent /usr/local/bin/rsync[rsync:78330] uid/euid:1011/1011 gid/egid:1011/1011
> Oct 31 15:55:49 sagres kernel: Segmentation fault occurred at 000003a8d3ddee88 in /usr/local/bin/rsync[rsync:80954]

Looks to me that the problem is the first line, the segfault is
triggered by a failed stack extension.
Now a stack size of 8MB should be enough for everybody... so why is
rsync using so much stack.


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