[lttng-dev] bug #857 -- babeltrace may core dump if index file is too short (with patch)

Jérémie Galarneau jeremie.galarneau at efficios.com
Sun Dec 14 13:47:11 EST 2014

On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 10:08 PM, craig harmer <charmster at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi all,
> i opened a bug at bugs.lttng.org about a problem that i had where babeltrace
> would exit, possibly with a core dump, if one the trace's index files was
> too short.
> you can read the bug, with patch, at Bug #857 babeltrace will exit (often
> with a core dump) if an index file is too short
> i submitted a patch for the problem also fixes a few other places that short
> reads are not handled properly.
> there hasn't been any activity on the bug since i submitted the patch about
> 1 month ago, so i'm wondering if i need to submit the patch to this list as
> well.

Hi Craig!

I do recommend people send the patches to the mailing list and link to
it in the bug tracker. This makes it easier to track whether or not a
patch has been merged.

The bug tracker seems down at the moment (internal server error). I'll
look at the path once it is back up.


> cheers,
> craig.
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Jérémie Galarneau
EfficiOS Inc.

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