build problem on current cvs [fixed]

Dan Kegel dank at
Tue Jan 4 01:01:55 CST 2005

Jack wrote in :
>>Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>>0x4009e05a in _int_malloc () from /lib/i686/
>>(gdb) bt
>>#0  0x4009e05a in _int_malloc () from /lib/i686/
>>#1  0x4009d06c in malloc () from /lib/i686/
>>#2  0x080525a0 in pp_xmalloc (size=11) at ../../../wine/libs/wpp/preproc.c:80
>>#3  0x0805264a in pp_xstrdup (str=0xbfffec68 "\"11:25:54\"")
>>    at ../../../wine/libs/wpp/preproc.c:108
> It is probably caused by overwritting the allocated memory. The last 
> changes of widl look well so I think it is
> some old hidden problem. Lookng at code I found a potential bug, but I'm 
> not sure if it a bug. In parsers,
> both widl's and wpp's, strings are not duplicated whie adding to 
> structures. If it helps, I'll see if it is correct at all.
> This is included in diffs: wppppy.diff and widl.diff. Could you try it? 
> I also found another small bug in wpp, but
> it's not what we're looking for. I included it with some code cleanup in 
> wpppreproc.diff.

I swear I found this same error several months ago,
but never submitted a patch (and can't find my old patch now).
Your three patches solved the widl crash in current cvs for me.
Alexandre, can you review / apply them?


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