git and openssh issue (eblake?)

Bill Hoffman
Thu Aug 12 13:46:00 GMT 2010

On 8/2/2010 10:08 AM, Bill Hoffman wrote:
> On 7/23/2010 12:27 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> Cygwin Package Information
>>> Package Version Status
>>> cygwin 1.7.5-1 OK
>>> git 1.7.1-1 OK
>>> openssh 5.5p1-2 OK
>>> I haven't tried the other configurations I mentioned yet, but if there
>>> is someone who has the ability to debug this in more depth, this looks
>>> like a quick and readily reproducible test case.
>> I checked this out and it looks like something in git is overflowing
>> and scriblling on the stack. I was hoping that it would be a cygwin
>> problem which I could fix (and I wouldn't be surprised if it eventually
>> turned out to be) but I didn't see much evidence of the DLL causing this
>> problem. It looks like it is git itself doing something wrong.
>> Eric do you have the cycles to check this out? It is pretty easy to
>> reproduce.
> How did you come to the conclusion that it was a stack overwrite? I
> would be willing to look at this a bit(not that I know much about git
> internals). However, it would be helpful if I could see how you came to
> that conclusion?
Is anyone looking at this?



Problem reports:
Unsubscribe info:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list