Re: PFile problems?

From: Peter Ajamian (
Date: 10/15/00

Jason Pullara wrote:
> Hi all..
> IM not sure whats going on here.. so maybe we can work together to get
> this here stuff straightened out...
> Im using BPL17, Oasis OLC 2.0, I have added Races, and I use ASCII
> Player files..
> When the user logs in, they enter their name, password 2x and a sex..
> When it asks for the Race, the player enters it and causes the mud to
> crash (Segmentation fault (core dump))
> However, this was nto a problem befor Oasis was patched in (I added
> races, then ascii pfiles, then oasis)
> Now I know that I screwed something up with the ascii player files, core
> specifically, I failed to add the race line to it (so I cleared all my
> players, (all 3 of them))
> Now.. Im pretty sure that interpreter.c is clean, however, Im not all
> too sure if db.c or comm.c are fine, if anyone could give me someplace
> to take my first step(s) twards solving this, I would be most
> appriciative :)

Try the core dump, it's loaded with info if you know how to extract it
properly.  Check the documentation area of the developer's site for some
helpfull info on using gdb to look at core dumps.

Regards, Peter

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