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Re: [perl #33571] Segmentation fault while parsing a malformed code

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Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
May 29, 2005 12:32
Re: [perl #33571] Segmentation fault while parsing a malformed code
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On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 06:50:24PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 05:39:38PM +0000, Dave Mitchell wrote:
> > .. and was fixed in bleed by a patch that can't be directly applied to
> > maint because it relies on the yacc -> bison cleanup patches, which
> > haven't been integrated. Hmmm, maybe I should introduce a maint version of
> > the patch, even though the sheer difficulty of patching the parser in
> > maint was what caused me to do the bison stuff in the first place :-(
> It might be easier to locate someone with an MVS machine (*with* a compiler)
> to check the patch on. Not knowing if it worked on MVS was the principle
> reason I didn't want to apply it to maint. (Or any other EBCDIC system for
> that matter. Are Unix and Linux both tied to ASCII?)
> Nicholas Clark

We appear to still have an EBCDIC user:

Would testing on z/OS (whatever that is) be sufficient?  If so,
perhaps he could be asked to do it.

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