[Vm-dev] Fix for UUID library crashes

Nicolas Cellier nicolas.cellier.aka.nice at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 01:33:30 UTC 2011

If you call this a hack, then take a look at the official libuuid fix.

Sure, I don't even know what an hypervisor is, so i'm not qualified to
comment, but just check
http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg?rev/81aa410fa662 (via
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=471801 )
It's frightening !


2011/2/16 David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com>:
> Ian, Eliot:
> The attached platforms/unix/plugins/UUIDPlugin/sqUnixUUID.c is a fix
> for the UUID library crash bug, provided by Levente Uzoni. While I
> cannot confirm that it prevents crashes (since I have never encountered
> one myself), I can confirm that it builds and runs and that the
> proposed solution looks entirely plausible.
> Actually, it's way more that just plausible: This one gets my vote
> for Best Creative Hack Of The Year. Thank you Levente!
> The bug report including Levente's patch is at:
>  http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7358
> Dave

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