[OpenAFS] Weird filenames with Visual Studio 2003 and OpenAFS 1.5.5[12]

Jeffrey Altman jaltman@secure-endpoints.com
Mon, 15 Sep 2008 14:57:25 -0400

John Perkins wrote:
>> If you can reproduce the problem while capturing OpenAFS Trace output
>> it would help to track down the problem.  In particular I need to
>> identify which routines were used to create the temporary file.
>> It looks like a counted string is being used as a nul terminated string
>> at some point.
> (Jeffrey: please excuse the double delivery here...I've been seeing some
> issues with openafs-info mail messages not being delivered this week.)
> We've run across the same error at our site using OpenAFS 1.5.52 on 
> Windows XP SP2.  
> You can find a trace log done during a build run at 
> http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~john/winafs-logs/garbagechars/afsd.log
> I had the TraceBufferSize set to 20000; let me know if you need a log 
> snapped with a higher TraceBufferSize or any other logs.

This is fixed in the repository.  1.5.53 will include it.

Jeffrey Altman