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SubjectRe: test8-pre4: innd fixed?

Hello Alexander ,

On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Sep 2000, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
> > Is this file corruption 'thing' specific to innd or is it the same
> > problem reported with corrupt mailboxes with pre2 and high disk
> > activity?
> Hell knows. Let me put it that way: one long-standing bug definitely
> had kicked the bucket. The question being: had any other crap survived?
> In other words, if you can reproduce fs corruption on clean ext2 (after
> forced fsck if you've used it with earlier kernels) - tell.

> Notice that there is an unrelated problem with pine - if this sucker
> corrupts the mailbox if it has to deal with a message containing long
> X-something headers. _That_ bug has nothing with Linux - it can be easily
> reproduced on any system (looks like a very sloppy programming and
> possibly an exploitable buffer overrun).
Pine problem ? Has anybody reported which version of pine ?
The only version of pine I am aware of with a overrun problem
was V4.10 . Is anyone else aware of any newer Versions with
this malady ? Tia , JimL

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