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Re: curl 7.5: crashes trying to free(config->outfile)

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 12:46:34 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, kromJx wrote:

> Today, after I upgraded from 7.0?beta? to 7.5, I noticed that the program
> crashes, after it completes its task, when it tries to free (config->*)
> memory. The bug appears when using the -O option [at
> free(config->outfile) near main.c:1290] and is also reproduced in the
> attached typescript.

Thanks for the report. If I'm not mistaking, this bug was found and corrected
by Jörn Hartroth and the attached patch should make it work better.

I'm getting a feeling there's room for a bug fix release early next week...

  Daniel Stenberg -- curl project maintainer --

Received on 2000-12-06