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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0000663Other Unix PortBugpublic2016-01-08 01:07
Assigned Topsmedley 
Summary0000663: ncFTP from ncftp-3.2.5-os2-20131222b crashes when HOME not set
DescriptionAttempting to run ncftp.exe with no home directory set in the environment results in a SIGSEV.
Steps To Reproduce1. Unset home env var.
2. Run ncftp.exe.
Additional InformationResult:

Killed by SIGSEGV
pid=0x002f ppid=0x0024 tid=0x0001 slot=0x0081 pri=0x0200 mc=0x0001 ps=0x0010
NCFTP 0:0001b00e
cs:eip=005b:0002b00e      ss:esp=0053:0082ec80      ebp=0082eca8
 ds=0053      es=0053      fs=150b      gs=0000     efl=00010246
eax=00000000 ebx=0082eee0 ecx=ffffffff edx=fffffffb edi=00000000 esi=00000000
Process dumping was disabled, use DUMPPROC / PROCDUMP to enable it.

As this is not likely to be all that common, we can put this on a back burner or close as WONTFIX. I was just thinking that there should be a more graceful way to tell the poor idiot user that we don't know where home is!
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psmedley (administrator)

It's an OS/2 specific bug... in fact, I'm not sure why the code in question is necessary.... will do some more testing when I get a minute...


LewisR (developer)

Actually, Paul, of greater importance are 0000589, 0000590, and 0000622, as wildcards not working can be a real pain. This, however, would be an issue for Warp 4 users with no HOME variable set.

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2015-12-26 19:00 LewisR New Issue
2015-12-26 19:00 LewisR Status new => assigned
2015-12-26 19:00 LewisR Assigned To => psmedley
2015-12-26 19:01 LewisR Additional Information Updated View Revisions
2016-01-07 19:35 psmedley Note Added: 0003092
2016-01-08 01:07 LewisR Note Added: 0003093
+Issue History