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Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 17:36:50 -0500
From: "jfoug" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: Problem seen in 1.7.8-Jumbo-6-RC3

>From: Solar Designer []
>On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 12:17:56AM +0200, magnum wrote:
>> 5 out of 103 tests have FAILED
>> (this was using RC5, which includes your fix)
>Oops.  I did not re-run the tests after applying the 3 new patches;
>I should have.  (I only re-tested XSHA* stuff after my own changes.)

Same for me.  I tested with -enc=utf8 and things worked.  I did not  test
without that.

>OK, not a real release candidate anymore.  But please fix this issue and
>proceed to test the patch further anyway.  I'll get back to further work
>on it in 12 hours from now or so...

I will test a little more, and get a 0001- patch out.  I am hopeful that
setting the data using a different method will allow the init code which HAS
to be run, even if run multiple times, to run properly, without the side
effect of the length always growing by 3x.


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