[rc5] Corrupted emails

Joe Sunday void at null.net
Thu Jun 26 15:50:22 EDT 1997


Tim Charron wrote:

> What's going on with corrupted mail id's?  It seems like
> the emails are being superimposed on top of another one
> without the null termination, resulting in garbage
> addresses.  Check out the following for an example:
>
> http://rc5.distributed.net/stats/search.cgi?email=-stuttg
> Tim Charron

It's a bug in the Win32 GUI client. Changing the email on the
configuration screen does not add the \0 where it should if the new
address is shorter that the old. Consequently, you have to change it in
the .ini file instead.

Joe

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