[vdr] VDR 1.3.32 crashes if recording date is in the future

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Fri Sep 16 09:17:42 CEST 2005


Marco Kremer wrote:
> Hi Klaus,
> 
> I tried 1.3.32 (plain, only remote-Plugin) and it always crashed with a
> "Speicherzugriffsfehler". I tried to debug it (i'm no programmer at all) and
> it fails at
> 
> [Switching to Thread -1208472992 (LWP 18423)]
> 0x080cb1d6 in cRecording (this=0x840f170,
>     FileName=0x840f114
> "Chaos_City/1x01_-_001_-_New_York_New_York_(Pilot)/2007-01-01.00.12.10.99.re
> c") at recording.c:506
> 506                         data[1] = (char *)realloc(data[1], len + 1 +
> strlen(data[2]) + 1);
> 
> I use future dates to reorder my recordings -> this doesn't happen with
> vdr-1.3.28.
> 
> Could this be changed ?

See the patch posted here by Achim Tuffentsammer <a.tuffentsammer at web.de>
yesterday:

--- recording-org.c     2005-09-15 19:25:49.000000000 +0200
+++ recording.c 2005-09-15 19:26:15.000000000 +0200
@@ -500,7 +500,7 @@
                // if line 1 is too long, it can't be the short text,
                // so assume the short text is missing and concatenate
                // line 1 and line 2 to be the long text:
-              int len = strlen(data[1]);
+              int len = ( data[1] ) ? strlen(data[1]) : 0;
                if (len > 80) {
                   data[1] = (char *)realloc(data[1], len + 1 + strlen(data[2]) + 1);
                   strcat(data[1], "\n");

Klaus




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