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Re: tftpd - many stopped processes


On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 03:17:52 +0100, Petr Olivka wrote:
>   I am using tftpd daemon with support for large packets. I had for long
>   time problem with many stopped processes of tftpd.
>   The problem is with setjmp/longjmp and signal alarm. It is called only
> once and never more. And froze in "recv" and wait for 15sec timeout from
> client bootrom. When user reset PC, I have next dead tftpd.
>   I thing, that for this purpose is necessarry to use sigsetjmp and
> siglongjmp. With this change all work fine.

Thanks for the report. I have seen those dead processes myself over a
long time, but never found a reason (but I've also never looked very
hard ;-)). I will modify the TFTP sources accordingly.


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