Re: [CRASHBUG][Linux Redhat 5.2]

From: George Greer (
Date: 04/16/99

On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, Bill Long wrote:

>no i get system crashes on fclose calls.
>the error i [think] is coming from iofclose.

fclose() probably does a free() which means you've probably corrupted
random, innocent bytes of memory.

libc5 vs. libc6

Try: MALLOC_CHECK_=1 bin/circle

That'll take the ostrich approach to bug fixing.

Check all strcat(), strcpy(), sprintf(), etc before time of crash to fix

George Greer

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