Re: Bug#4475: Pine dies unexpectedly
On Wed, 11 Sep 1996, Nikhil Nair wrote:
> Package: pine
> Version: 3.94-2
> Pine, ever since I upgraded to this version, has crashed on me frequently.
> It seems to happen if I fail to hit a key for a while, as if it's some
> sort of timeout, but that's not the only time it does it. No coredump,
> and no message saying "Pine terminating" or anything like that.
> I've been running pine with the `open' command to put it in a fresh VC; I
Is there some compelling reason for doing it this way? Do you use any
options with the open command? Do you use the open command on any other
programs? Do they work properly?
> haven't observed this behaviour when running it from an ordinary shell, so
> maybe it doesn't like being a session leader. Also, I tried running it
> under strace, but it wouldn't crash! - that seems to confirm this
> This is *very* annoying ...
Well, like the doctor said: "If it hurts when you do that, just don't do
Seriously, I'll see what I can figure out.
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