[PD] Bug in Pool?
Luke Iannini (pd)
lukexipd at gmail.com
Thu May 17 14:21:37 CEST 2007
Great! Hope it is not too painful : )
On 5/9/07, Thomas Grill <gr at grrrr.org> wrote:
> Hi Luke,
> thanks for the report.
> It's a typical buffer overrun (caused by a loooong line of data),
> making quick-and-dirty code choke.
> I hope to fix it shortly, please stand by!
> greetings, Thomas
> Am 09.05.2007 um 04:24 schrieb Luke Iannini (pd):
> > Hi Thomas (and list),
> > I have run into what appears to be a limitation with [pool], namely
> > that it crashes with something around ~780 characters loaded from a
> > file as values in a key.
> > I ran into this loading a particularly long list in Memento. I've
> > attached a patch and a file from which to load to experience the
> > crash. The file is just a little over the character count needed to
> > crash it (it seems to be between 780 and 800?). It does not seem to
> > be a function of the number of elements in the list, but rather the
> > length of the text in those elements. Shorten a few of the values in
> > the list and it loads right up.
> > I'm also pretty sure this is a per-key limitation, as memento's lddir
> > first loads files into /tmp before copying them into the proper key.
> > I've used that with a file that was just under the crashing length and
> > that worked fine (loaded into two keys).
> > I have tested this on both my PPC Mac and my Intel Mac; maybe others
> > can check it out too?
> > (also to clarify, the problem occurs when loading data from a file;
> > data of any length (that I've tried) makes it into the pool without
> > issue, and saves without issue)
> > Thanks!
> > Luke
> > <PoolCrash.pd>
> > <CoscNearlyAll>
> Thomas Grill
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