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Re: amaya segfaults on some jpgs, chokes on reloads, and other bugs

From: Florian Hars <hars@math.uni-hamburg.de>
Date: 25 May 1997 20:40:45 +0200
Message-Id: <m0wViDm-0001V9C%fm5a014@Bielefeld.public.uni-hamburg.de>
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Décade I, Sextidi de Prairial de l'Année 205 de la Révolution

Yesterday I wrote:
>amaya 1.0b (Linux-elf) consistently segfaults on several jpeg images
>if the pages are loaded from a server. Everything works fine if I load
>the same page with the same images as a file.

I found out something new: This only happens if amaya and the
apache-server run on the same computer (in my case a Pentium 90). It
seems as if amaya can't handle fast responses from the server while
decompressing jpg or gif images. I installed an apache on my laptop
with a 386SL which is connected via a PLIP-line, and now the identical
files are displayed and reloaded just fine.

for x in 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900; do
for y in 0 100 200 300 400 500 600; do xeyes -geometry 100x100+$x+$y &
done; done
Received on Sunday, 25 May 1997 20:47:39 UTC

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