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Bug 234689 - /bin/ed in endless loop when searching for pattern in last line
/bin/ed in endless loop when searching for pattern in last line
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ed (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2007-03-31 06:57 EDT by nt.guilde
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.7-1.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-07-23 11:51:07 EDT
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Description nt.guilde 2007-03-31 06:57:59 EDT
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Steps to Reproduce:
1.echo a >test
2.ed test

Actual Results:
  100% of CPU.
  This bug was not in FC5.

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Comment 1 Karsten Hopp 2007-07-02 09:14:12 EDT
Bug still exists in ed-0.6, I've reported it upstream.
Fix looks easy as there's a missing check to exit a do-while loop, but I'll
wait for confirmation before I push new packages.
Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2007-07-23 07:53:08 EDT
fixed in ed-0.7-1.fc7 and ed-0.7-1.fc8
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2007-07-23 11:51:04 EDT
ed-0.7-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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