[GRASS5] [bug #3140] (grass) g.parser: SegFault

Hamish hamish_nospam at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 10 00:08:06 EDT 2005

> > this bug's URL: http://intevation.de/rt/webrt?serial_num=3140
> > Subject: g.parser: SegFault
> > 
> > I get a seg fault from the g.parser module if I have a stray 
> > #%option
> > 
> > in the script before the call to g.parser.
> What do you mean by "stray"? Without a "%key:" line?

Without #%end even. I commented out an option but missed the first line.
Thus just a #%option line by itself before the g.parser call.

> > Obviously wrong syntax, but maybe it should fail in a more graceful
> > manner...
> My guess is that G_parser() dereferences the "key" field without
> checking that it is non-NULL.
> I suspect there are probably other ways in which you can construct
> options which G_parser() won't like. I'm not sure how practical it is
> to fix this in g.parser rather than G_parser() itself.

Suggested priority = low.


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