Patch for fix-header crashes

Kaveh R. Ghazi
Tue Apr 18 10:03:00 GMT 2000

 > From: Zack Weinberg <>
 > This patch fixes a number of bugs any of which could have caused
 > fix-header to crash.  There were basically two problems: not checking
 > the return value of cpp_file_buffer, and assuming that tokens were
 > nul-terminated (which they were sometimes, but not always).
 > This may cause more bugs to crawl out of the woodwork, because tokens
 > are never nul-terminated now.  It did pass bootstrap and regression.
 > I won't commit it until it manages to compile glibc and X.
 > zw

This morning's CVS, which contains this patch, works for me on
solaris2.7, AIX4, OSF4 and Irix6, (where previously it didn't.)

Thanks Zack.

Kaveh R. Ghazi			Engagement Manager / Project Services		Qwest Internet Solutions

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