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Re: privoxy broken with latest i386 snap?
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On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Marco S Hyman wrote:
> > threads are b0rked. backing out marc's changes to the following versions
> > makes privoxy work again:
my apologies for jumping to conclusions
> It seems that the changes only changed timing to allow an existing bug to
> show up. Privoxy was hanging on DNS access as part of gethostby* calls
> from multiple threads. Per POSIX get*by* is NOT thread safe. get*by*_r
> would be, but we don't have them.
> This patch to the privoxy port seems to resolve the problem. Please apply
> and test. I *think* it will resolve the problem. I'm still testing.
> Sometimes it took lots of effort to trigger the bug so if I'm wrong the
> ptoblem could still exist.
the patch applies ok and seems to fix the bug. at least, what i used to
be able to do (checking news.google.com) to wedge privoxy no longer breaks
it. i'll keep poking at it this afternoon, but i think the fix is good.
thanks for looking into this.
Chris Kuethe, GCIA CISSP: Secure Systems Specialist - U of A CNS
office: 157 General Services Bldg. +1.780.492.8135
GDB has a 'break' feature; why doesn't it have 'fix' too?
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