dccifd 1.2.49 seg fault

Vernon Schryver vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com
Sat Jun 5 03:29:49 UTC 2004

> From: Randy Dickinson 

> I'm trying to use dccifd with Spamassassin 2.63 connecting to our local dcc 
> server, and at Spamassassin startup we get this message:
> DCCifd -> check skipped: Illegal seek Died 
> at /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/Mail/SpamAssassin/Dns.pm line 632.
> dccifd dumps core at that point and running gdb on the core file shows:
> (gdb) where
> #0  0x0804ed3b in rcpt_st_alloc ()
> #1  0x0804c923 in do_rcpts ()
> #2  0x0804d64d in job_start ()
> #3  0xb77b5dac in start_thread () from /lib/tls/libpthread.so.0
> #4  0xb7754a8a in clone () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> We are running RedHat AS 3.0 update 1 with glibc 2.3.2-95.6.
> Any thoughts on what might be causing this?

What version of dccifd are you using?

Is there anything useful in the thread starting at 

What happens if you run 
    /var/dcc/libexec/updatedcc -e DBGFLAGS=-g
and then see what gdb has to say?

(If you are running an old enoug version, you may need to edit updatedcc
to use make instead of gmake.)

Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com

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