segfaulting on startup

Jeffrey M. Vinocur jeff at
Mon Mar 11 05:46:30 UTC 2002

On Sun, 10 Mar 2002, Jeffrey M. Vinocur wrote:

> (gdb) print Groups
> $7 = (NEWSGROUP *) 0xffffffff

Whoa.  Ok, this is _freaky_.

In newsgroups.c:SITEparseone, the first time we call it, we're
initializing ME.  On "*sp = SITEnull;", which sets all of ME to zero,
Groups magically gets set to zero as well.

I wonder if there's stack corruption somehow?

Will continue to look.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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