segfaulting on startup

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Mar 12 20:19:13 UTC 2002

Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at> writes:

> 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.

Okay, I think this was due to the Perl headers clobbering something
somewhere.  Could those of you who were having this problem please try
again with a pull of CURRENT (or with tonight's snapshot) and see if it's
now fixed?

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