[Spread-users] GGT bug

Yair Amir yairamir at cnds.jhu.edu
Mon Aug 26 20:22:39 EDT 2002


Theo> On Monday, August 26, 2002, at 06:29 , Ryan Caudy wrote:
>> Currently there exists a bug in the groups state transfer that will 
>> cause spread to hang under certain conditions caused by cascading 
>> network changes.  The fix will be included in the next release of 
>> Spread.  However, for those who need/want a quick fix now, the 
>> following  *minor* code change should solve the problem.
>> The affected file is groups.c, which should be under spread/daemon.
>> Line 1780 currently reads as:
>>   "memb_id_ptr = &buf[ Message_get_data_header_size() ];"
>> To solve the problem, change this to:
>>   "memb_id_ptr = buf;"

Theo> If this bug is tickled, what state are the daemons left in? state=1 
Theo> gstate=1 or something more obviously broken?

state= OP gstate= GGT. They will not complete the state transfer.

This bug was introduced when we merged the objects subsystem.


     :) Yair.
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