[rc5] segfaults?

Mike Silbersack silby at execpc.com
Thu Jul 24 08:00:32 EDT 1997


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> Has anyone else observed unexplained segmentation faults in the unix
> client?  For days, v2.002 has been running stably on my linux box, but
> tonight I checked on it before turning in, only to find that it had died
> of a beloved SIGSEGV immediately after uploading 20 blocks to a server.
> (It appears to have suffered a network read error immediately before
> uploading, as well.)  Since this is, as I said, nothing I've seen before,
> I'm curious to know if anyone else has encountered such a problem, or if
I
> was the lucky one to get caught by one of those cosmic rays...:)
> 
>                                -Steve Langasek
> -doink-

Since the work in progress page
(http://rc5.distributed.net/currentwork.html) was kindly created, please
use it.  Here's an excerpt from it regarding what's been fixed in v2.003:

• occasional crashing/core-dump problem resolved (done bovine) 

Mike "Silby" Silbersack
silby at execpc.com

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