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Re: 'info mount' doesn't follow ref

From: Vitezslav Crhonek
Subject: Re: 'info mount' doesn't follow ref
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:26:52 +0200
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On 07/09/2017 08:55 PM, Gavin Smith wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 03, 2017 at 03:17:33PM +0200, Vitezslav Crhonek wrote:
>> The culprit seems to be info_find_subfile() function in nodes.c,
>> more precisely this line:
>>         /* Check if fullpath starts the name of the recorded file (extra
>>            extensions like ".info.gz" could be added.) */
>>         if (!strncmp (file_buffer->fullpath, fullpath, strlen (fullpath)))
>> If "/usr/share/info/libc.info-11" is on the list of already
>> loaded files ('info mount' case), that comparison falsely succeeds
>> (!strncmp ("/usr/share/info/libc.info-11",
>>      "/usr/share/info/libc.info-1",
>>      27))
>> But the node obviously isn't present there and following the reference
>> fails in the end. Otherwise correct file
>> "/usr/share/info/libc.info-1.gz" is found and the node is displayed.
> I've committed a change that should fix this.  It will be included in 
> future releases.

Thank you, the fix looks fine and I can confirm that it works as


Vitezslav Crhonek
Software Engineer
Red Hat

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