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Re: XsunMono Segfault on IPC. (update)

On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 at 10:29:55PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 at 09:24:38PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > [...]
> > Hrmmmm.  Does anyone know anything about the .ras file format?  I suppose
> > if they're not endianness-independent, we might have a problem.  The ones
> > I'm using now came from Steve Dunham, but I don't know what kind of box he
> > used to make them.
> > 
> > If this is an endianness problem I'm going to become seriously enraged.
> I doubt it is. Anyway, Steve used an Ultra with Gimp to create them IIRC.

ISTR that the word size is larger on the ultra than on the sun4{cdm}.
Perhaps some header data in the file format is misaligned causing it to
either mis-parse the file or read past the end.  I may be mis-remembering,
it may be the vm page size that's different.

> Looks like to me that the read is either a) expecting a certain amount of
> data and isn't getting it, or b) is just plain broken and trying to read
> beyond the end of the file.
> In either case, the routine is broken.

Looks like it.

Steve Bowman  <sbowman@frostwork.net> (preferred)
Buckeye, AZ   <sbowman@goodnet.com> <bowmanc@acm.org>

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