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Id: 39887
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Text-BibTeX

Owner: Nobody in particular
Requestors: frank.wiegand [...]

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Severity: (no value)
Broken in: 0.37
Fixed in: (no value)

Subject: Text::BibTeX::Entry->new(undef) produces internal error
% perl -MText::BibTeX -le 'Text::BibTeX::Entry->new(undef)' internal error: attempt to free unallocated (or already freed) lexical buffer A simple patch is attached. % perl -MText::BibTeX -le 'print Text::BibTeX->VERSION' 0.37 % perl -V Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 8 subversion 8) configuration: Platform: osname=linux, osvers=, archname=i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi uname='linux palmer #1 smp thu sep 7 19:42:20 utc 2006 i686 gnulinux ' config_args='-Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dccflags=-DDEBIAN -Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=i486-linux-gnu -Dprefix=/usr -Dprivlib=/usr/share/perl/5.8 -Darchlib=/usr/lib/perl/5.8 -Dvendorprefix=/usr -Dvendorlib=/usr/share/perl5 -Dvendorarch=/usr/lib/perl5 -Dsiteprefix=/usr/local -Dsitelib=/usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8 -Dsitearch=/usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8 -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1 -Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3 -Dsiteman1dir=/usr/local/man/man1 -Dsiteman3dir=/usr/local/man/man3 -Dman1ext=1 -Dman3ext=3perl -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh -Ud_ualarm -Uusesfio -Uusenm -Duseshrplib -Dd_dosuid -des' hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define usethreads=define use5005threads=undef useithreads=define usemultiplicity=define useperlio=define d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef use64bitint=undef use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef Compiler: cc='cc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64', optimize='-O2', cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include' ccversion='', gccversion='4.2.3 20071123 (prerelease) (Ubuntu 4.2.2-3ubuntu4)', gccosandvers='' intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=1234 d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12 ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8 alignbytes=4, prototype=define Linker and Libraries: ld='cc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib' libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib /usr/lib libs=-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat -ldb -ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt perllibs=-ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt libc=/lib/, so=so, useshrplib=true, gnulibc_version='2.6.1' Dynamic Linking: dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E' cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -L/usr/local/lib' Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): Compile-time options: MULTIPLICITY PERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT PERL_MALLOC_WRAP THREADS_HAVE_PIDS USE_ITHREADS USE_LARGE_FILES USE_PERLIO USE_REENTRANT_API Built under linux Compiled at Nov 27 2007 10:44:36 @INC: /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.8.8 /usr/local/share/perl/5.8.8 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.8 /usr/share/perl/5.8 /usr/local/lib/site_perl .
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--- 2008-10-08 12:30:40.000000000 +0200 +++ 2008-10-08 12:31:46.000000000 +0200 @@ -196,9 +196,9 @@ bless $self, $structure->entry_class; } } - elsif (@source == 2 && ! ref $source[0] && fileno ($source[1])) + elsif (@source == 2 && defined $source[0] && ! ref $source[0] && fileno ($source[1])) { $status = $self->parse ($source[0], $source[1]) } - elsif (@source == 1 && ! ref $source[0]) + elsif (@source == 1 && defined $source[0] && ! ref $source[0]) { $status = $self->parse_s ($source[0]) } else { croak "new: source argument must be either a Text::BibTeX::File " .
Hello. Applied the patch. New version on CPAN really soon now. Thanks Alberto

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