[Xapian-devel] Re: [XapianBug 117] Invalid data in remote
protocol can cause buffer overflow
olly at survex.com
Thu Apr 5 16:29:54 BST 2007
On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 04:04:27PM +0100, James Aylett wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 03:45:07PM +0100, Olly Betts wrote:
> > > It's waiting for the locking child to die:
> > Has the child died? If not, what's the child doing? Does the box have
> > /bin/cat?
> Yes, -, yes.
Erm, then what is waitpid waiting for? The linux man page for waitpid
says that it should return with ECHILD in this case...
But perhaps this patch might help:
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