Bug 51887 - colrm barfs on non-ASCII chars
colrm barfs on non-ASCII chars
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-08-16 11:45 EDT by John Smith
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-16 11:45:54 EDT
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Description John Smith 2001-08-16 11:45:50 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.3-12 i686)

Description of problem:
When colrm hits an input line containing a character higher
than decimal 127, it freezes.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.$ cat >junk1
  rubbish
  stuff
  buzz
  more rubbish
  ^D
2.$ tr "z" '\340' <junk1 >junk2
3.$ colrm 3 <junk2
	

Actual Results:  Output is
ru
st
and a frozen colrm

Expected Results:  
ru
st
bu
mo

Additional info:
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2001-12-28 16:01:13 EST
I patched this in util-linux-2.11n-2

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