Re: request for review: lbzip2-0.17-1
On Wed, 4 Nov 2009, Paul Wise wrote:
Reviewed and uploaded.
Not sure if you've used zzuf before, but you might want to use it to
discover possible bugs that could lead to crashes/etc in lbzip2.
Thanks for the tip. I didn't use zzuf, but I did do fuzz testing, as early
as 0.02. I dedicated a whole section to this in the README ("Decompression
robustness"). Also, search for "lbzip2" under .
helgrind (and the other valgrind tools) might be useful to find bugs:
I've used several valgrind tools for testing (no bugs were reported).
A side note: as written in , "7.5. Hints and Tips for Effective Use of
3. Avoid POSIX condition variables.
Condition variables are at the core of lbzip2. I published an article on
this topic in the form of a reddit self-post, see .