ein 25 Jahre alter UNIX Bug

The other day, I got an email from Edd, an OpenBSD user, claiming that Samba would crash when serving files off an MS-DOS filesystem. This was Samba built from sources and not the one from ports. Since I use myself Samba a lot and for a quite large user base, I got interested in the issue and started investigating it.

What I found out in the end is a surprise and was not expected: A bug that has been there in all BSDs for almost all the time, since the 4.2BSD times or for roughly 25 years…

When seekdir() Won’t Seek to the Right Position

Das hat schon was von Nostalgie *g*

Eine Antwort zu “ein 25 Jahre alter UNIX Bug”

  1. […] OpenBSD ist jetzt ein Bug gefixt worden, der mindestens 25 Jahre auf dem Buckel hat. Irgendwie fragt man sich schon, wie ein Bug im […]

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