Re: Lagged Crashes

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 07/04/98

On Sat, 4 Jul 1998, Chris Jacobson wrote:

>>>#3  0x5819 in act (str=0xbf0c00 "\013\003", hide_invisible=13450240, ch=0x10,
>>>    obj=0xefbfaea4, vict_obj=0xefbfaea4, type=13450240) at comm.c:2004
>>Guess that 'str' never NUL terminates.
>I'm assuming the stack was fuxed, because look at the ch, hide_invisible
>(which is usually 1 or 1).

I noticed that, but it doesn't turn out to be anything ASCII.
perform_act() does copy onto a stack buffer so that could have caused the
stack corruption.  Unfortunately, the backtrace alone doesn't tell us
enough to know what caused the problem.

George Greer, | Genius may have its limitations, but          | stupidity is not thus handicapped.    |                  -- Elbert Hubbard

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