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Re: curl_formadd producing page faults on some computers and not others!?!! help!

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2001 16:58:00 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Timothy B. Ward wrote:

> I'm just trying to hack something together here and I'm getting some
> weird errors and I have no idea where to turn.

The libcurl mailing list is a suitable place. I CC this reply there as well.

> I've narrowed down the source of my problem ( or at least what I believe
> to be the source of my problem) to curl_formadd function.

It is not unlikely that there is a bug or two lurking in there. The function
is rather new and hasn't had the same amount of testing as most of the other
curl code have.

> I'm running all this on the win32 platform and the oddity here is that
> the program functions perfectly on some machines and yields a page fault
> on a set of 30 laptops I'm supporting.

Uh. It would be really good if you could make some more tests and see if you
can get this "page fault" somehow that lets you check where in the code it
occurrs. Does win32 have some kind of post mortem debugging of single

> This code is copied from an example I found somewhere, and it works
> flawlessly on most machines.

The code looks fine.

Are you running these with libcurl 7.9.2?

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2001-12-10