Bug#66190: treetool: Treetool causes arithmetic exception/file open on alpha
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 12:02:04PM +0200, Tille, Andreas wrote:
> * Really ugly code (see above). I fixed some of the easy to
> fix warnings on my local disk, but it did not help.
> For instance there is a quite suspicious implementation of
> doubly linked list involved. I would suggest to reimplement
> with GLIB to make sure it would work on any architecture.
This is the same impression I have looking at the lots of unpleasant
messages from gcc when compiling the programm. Looks very 32bit
> * I have found the exact point where the crash occures but it is
> caused by a strange change of a pointer value without any
> assigning of a value. This means that the heap is crashed
> badly. Neigther dmalloc or efence helped me for the time slice
> I spend in debugging.
I can test patches if they are sent to me (on alpha) but since I do
not use this programm I cannot help much myself either.
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