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Re: SWISH-E Bug: Infinite Loop in uncompress1() on

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Mon Dec 20 2004 - 21:12:13 GMT
On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 01:57:30PM -0600, Patrick O'Lone wrote:
> The only way to reproduce it would be to get a corrupt properties file 
> (i.e. zlib compression failed for some reason). This happens to us 
> occasionally because the file is written over NFS.

Oh, ok.  So it's not something that would happen with a normal index.
Throwing an error on the system calls is likely the best way.  Not very
nice on programs that embed swish, though.  Maybe there's a way to
trap the exception without calling progerr.


Bill Moseley

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Received on Mon Dec 20 13:12:39 2004