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Re: [Bug-wget] gnulib in wget needs an update

From: LRN
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] gnulib in wget needs an update
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 14:53:18 +0300
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On 10.02.2019 13:54, Darshit Shah wrote:
> * LRN [190210 10:08]:
>> This[0] commit in gnulib fixed a critical bug that makes wget crash with
>> stackoverflow. The gnulib version in wget is slightly older than that.
>> [0]:
>> https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnulib.git/commit/?id=72e936e89c09bcf1a76479258881d91b0a27003f
> I've updated the gnulib version in the git repos. However, unless there is an
> actual problem with Wget crashing, the change will be available only with the
> next release.
There is an actual problem with Wget crashing, when cross-compiled for a
non-gnu, non-mingw host (in my case - Cygwin).

The gl_cv_func_gettimeofday_clobber is guessed as "yes", which prompts
NEED_LOCALTIME_BUFFER and REPLACE_LOCALTIME, and a wget compiled like that
crashes on a simple http download.

So this is somewhat rare, since few people cross-compile wget, but very real

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