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Re: MUMmer patches and Artistic license.

On Thu, Jul 02, 2009 at 07:11:13PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> >    http://lists.debian.org/debian-med/2007/11/msg00045.html
> Hi Andreas,
> I tried to google further and found no explication about the buffer overflow
> that this patch is preventing. Do you have something useful in your mailbox? I
> would like to document it better before forwarding it.

I tried to grep old mails and found another issue with annotate:

     + following mails in thread

But this is probably not helpful.  If I remember right we had some test
data sets which caused the problem but this knowledge is probably lost in
digital space.  Steffen, do you keep any record of this?
> At the same time, I will also forward the Bourne shell replacements and wait
> a bit for the answer. The new upstream release does not bring new functionalities
> and can wait until Debian switches to GCC 4.4.

I have also some German communication with one of the authors
Stefan Kurtz <kurtz@zbh.uni-hamburg.de> where I sended the patches
to - but this also brings not more light into the issue.

Kind regards



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