[hobbit] hobbitd_client core dumps
brianlynch at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 00:10:29 CEST 2005
On 8/11/05, Henrik Stoerner <henrik at hswn.dk> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 12:04:21PM -0700, Brian Lynch wrote:
> > Since my upgrade to 4.1.1, I've had a problem with the hobbitd_client
> > crashing at least 3-4 times a day. The core files are generated in
> > hobbit/server/tmp and the process is restarted. An alert is also sent
> > the test name 'hobbitd_client'. Here is the stack trace from the latest
> > file. Please note that the server name has been masked after the fact.
> > interesting side note is that it always seems to dump on the same client
> > server. Note that the client is running the new Hobbit software.
> Ouch, you've uncovered an embarassing bit of sloppy programming.
> Forgetting to verify your pointers before using them is bad for
> stability. A new snapshot will be done in an hours time, with a set of
> fixes for this.
> > Also, I recently made a change to increase the max message size
> > to 800,000 bytes.
> No problem. The current snapshots has bumped the max. size for a
> client message to 1 MB, which I think should be adequate for most
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