Re: [buffer] enhanced buffer problems!

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 08/30/98

On Sun, 30 Aug 1998, Dark Vision MUD wrote:

>I have recently patched George Greers wonderful enhanced buffer allocation
>system. But it seems it won't work under redhat linux tried both
>5.0/5.1/5.2 dosn't work on any of them, however on a slackware unix
>there's no problem. It compiles fine but when i try to boot it up it come
>with this error:

Redhat has the new GNU libc 6. I developed that under Slackware libc 5.

>Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>0x400492fd in _IO_vfprintf (s=0x0, format=0x812a8cf "%-15.15s :: ",
>    at vfprintf.c:881
>vfprintf.c:881: No such file or directory.

Hm, looks like it's trying to log before there is a valid 'logfile'.  Since
you're under RedHat, change the line 'FILE *logfile = NULL;' to 'FILE
*logfile = stderr;' and you should be ok.

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

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