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Re: Bugfix: builtins/history: Check return value from localtime


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bugfix: builtins/history: Check return value from localtime
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:50:51 -0500
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On 1/19/18 11:06 PM, Luke Dashjr wrote:
> Somehow some of my bash histories have acquired very large timestamps (eg,
> "#143513214935906531") that cause localtime to fail. BASH's history builtin
> currently crashes when it encounters this, because it passes the return
> value from localtime directly into strftime, resulting in a NULL pointer
> dereference.

Thanks for the report and patch.

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