[Spread-users] daemon crash on illegal private name

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at zope.com
Mon Oct 27 16:51:56 EST 2003

On Fri, 2003-10-24 at 16:14, Jonathan Stanton wrote:
> What a coincidence. Just a few days ago I received a contributed patch to 
> fix the parser for the spread.conf file to reject machine names that are 
> too long. They discovered the same crash problem that you did. 
> I'm applying that patch to cvs this afternoon.

Ok.  We'll have to try it.

> Do you have the spread.conf that failed? 
> I'm guessing from your message that you don't. I'll still look and see if
> it's obvious how an invalid config is not caught, but it might be tricky
> to see as we handle a bunch of the obvious cases already.

I don't have the spread.conf file anymore.  We fixed it and never saved
the invalid version.  If my memory serves, the problem was a
configuration for a multi-homed host that was missing one of the close
braces.  Don't know if that's enough of a clue.


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