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Re: W32 buffer bug (was: Windows build of CVS: time to retire MSVC6?)

From: Frank Hemer
Subject: Re: W32 buffer bug (was: Windows build of CVS: time to retire MSVC6?)
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:24:01 +0200
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On Wednesday 21 June 2006 15:37, you wrote:
> Frank Hemer wrote:
> > Another question: Has the (win only) buffer bug on the trunk ever been
> > fixed so both pserver and ssh access work again? I cannot verify this as
> > it doesn't currently compile:-(.
> I wasn't aware of this bug (maybe I just haven't been paying attention).
> Is there an open bug report on it?
> The trunk compiles cleanly for me (well, it compiles with tons of
> warnings, which seems to be par for the course).

Hmm, I cannot compile - but I still only have the msvc6 compiler around (win 
is not my major platform and I need it for other projects that rely on 

However I tried the 1.12.13a version and it still fails when used with 
I have reported this bug long long ago (before the move to nongnu), and there 
has been discussion about whether it makes sense to fix this at all as it 
was/is cause by the lousy win posix implementation. I was very busy in the 
last months so I didn't keep track on this issue:-( but I know there have 
been some patches applied since.


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