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Re: questions about bug in

     On Sat, 14 Jun 2008 22:26:56 -0400 Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx>
>On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 08:57:31PM -0500, Scott Bennett wrote:
>>      I just came home and found tor had crashed.  I've been running
>> lately, which is the first version with the clock jump bug, but it doesn't do
>> it very often.  However, after this crash, I'm back to for the
>> moment. crashed with the following message in the info-level log:
>> Jun 14 19:23:08.176 [err] Bug: connection.c:1580: connection_buckets_decrement: Assertion num_written < INT_MAX failed; aborting.
>> My questions are:
>> 	1) What does this bug entail?  (I.e., what does the message mean?)
>> 	2) Has it been fixed in a later version already?
>The ChangeLog includes:
>    - Downgrade assert in connection_buckets_decrement() to a log message.
>      This may help us solve bug 614, and in any case will make its
>      symptoms less severe. Bugfix on Reported by fredzupy.
>Then says:
>    - When counting the number of bytes written on a TLS connection,
>      look at the BIO actually used for writing to the network, not
>      at the BIO used (sometimes) to buffer data for the network.
>      Looking at different BIOs could result in write counts on the
>      order of ULONG_MAX. Fixes bug 614.
     Thanks, Roger.  Unfortunately,[12345]-rc are all unusable on my
system due to the clock jump problem.  I don't think I ever got around to
trying[67]-rc, but I hope to try shortly.  However, my
expectation at this point is that it will also be unusable for the same
reason, leaving me back at once again.  The release note
excerpts you've provided, though, at least let me know that that particular
TLS bug was introduced after, so that one shouldn't be any
further problem.

                                  Scott Bennett, Comm. ASMELG, CFIAG
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