Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 146394
Applications that use old glob function could crash on Alpha
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:59 EST
Description of problem:
The problem occured while trying to use "yum" (actually some rpm
library for python) on linux/alpha.
The problem is that old_globfree function for Alpha didn't copied all
necessary fields to new glob structure and called new "globfree"
function with garbage in "gl_offs" field.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 110317 [details]
Proposed patch to fix the problem
The patch copied gl_offs field from old structure
Committed to upstream CVS.