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Re: ubuntu's own little patch

From: Michal Marek <>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 11:52:02 +0100

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Yeps,
> It seems the Ubuntu libcurl maintainers have decided to do their own little
> patches to libcurl their own way without telling us:
> Interestingly, this particular code has not been modified since 7.16.4 but yet
> the bug report they did this fix for claims that 7.17.0 and later no longer
> produces the problem... ?
> The bug report seems to be this:

I've seen something similar in my inbox:
and it was caused by Curl_client_write writing into the string const
"Accept-ranges: bytes\r\n":
I'd say the check added by the Ubuntu patch probably triggers when the
crash would otherwise occur, but relation of these two events isn't very
clear ;).

Received on 2008-02-06