Re: portal problem

From: Gary Barnett (gbarnett@POLARNET.COM)
Date: 07/27/97

On Sunday, July 27, 1997 8:29 AM, lsdinc@ELKNET.NET [SMTP:lsdinc@ELKNET.NET]
> as i have stated before, i am having a problem with the portal spell from
> the ftp site... the problem is in the limits.c section, when it comes time
> to remove the portal, the mud crashes. there are no messages, logs entries
> or anything, it just crashes... the only msg i can get out of gdb is as
> follows
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x4007e188 in free ()

I don't use the portal code.. and haven't seen it.. but..

1) It crashed in free.. Time to look for an invalid pointer to whatever you
were freeing

2) A backtrace would help a lot .. fire up gdb on your core file.. or fire up
the mud
under gdb and get it to crash.. then send us the output of backt

"Never worry about the bullet with your name on it. Instead, worry about
shrapnel addressed to 'occupant.'" --Murphy

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