Retract: [rc5] Corrupted emails

Joe Sunday void at null.net
Thu Jun 26 15:59:24 EDT 1997


Joe Sunday wrote:

> 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.
>
Ok, I'm guilty. I replied to one before the rest of the mail filtered
into my mailbox. It's not just a bug in the win32 gui, the db is messed.
Oops.



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