Regression: tests failing on Solaris 10 for >= 2.0.23
laurent at elanor.org
Sat Aug 16 00:25:44 CEST 2014
Le 2014/08/14 20:01 +0200, Werner Koch a écrit:
> It might be that you are running an older version of gpg-agent which
> does not implement AGENT_ID and in this case the debug code might be
> triggered with a NULL for the text value.
I don't quite understand that part: there is no gpg-agent running when I
start the tests, and I expect them to test the newly built one, not the
currently installed one?
> Can you please try the patch for libassuan below.
I tried and it fixes the issue, all tests now succeed.
> However, I doubt that this is the reason for Solaris because I assume
> that printf ("%s", NULL) does not bail out on there but I am not sure.
> The AIX man page explictly remarks that it is undefined (as stated by
> Posix). Time to move our own printf code from GnuPG to libgpg-error and
> have libassuan et al use that code too. And we have the guarantee that
> "%zu" and such work.
Solaris tends to be picky about such things by default. It can be
overruled to provide a Linux-like behaviour, but it's considered to be
«The user compatibility library /usr/lib/0 at 0.so.1 provides a mechanism
that establishes a value of 0 at location 0. Some applications exist
that erroneously assume a null character pointer should be treated the
same as a pointer to a null string. A segmentation violation occurs in
these applications when a null character pointer is accessed.»
Thanks for your help! I'll push a patched libassuan for now.
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