Bug 68979 - Infinite loop in analyze_tree() in glibc on Limbo
Infinite loop in analyze_tree() in glibc on Limbo
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-07-16 14:29 EDT by Volodymyr M. Lisivka
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:21 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-15 16:55:19 EST
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Description Volodymyr M. Lisivka 2002-07-16 14:29:12 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020611

Description of problem:
When mc try to compile regular expressions it crased in function regcomp().
Backtrace shows few thousands calls to function analyze_tree() from

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run mc
2. Press F4
3. or Press F5 and Ok.

Actual Results:  mc crased

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Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2002-07-18 04:41:02 EDT
Please try glibc-2.2.90-15 and mc-4.5.55-9 from rawhide. There were bugs
on both sides (glibc and mc) wrt. regex handling.
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-12-15 16:55:19 EST
Works for me in 8.0

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