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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Need details on: Possibly a fix, finally, to kismet_server crashing when a client disconnects on some embedded platforms
Date:17:44:25 06/01/2007

> I use kismet from the OpenWRT distribution. They did a whole lot of patching to remove support for several wireless devices, sound support and GPS. I actually wanted to have GPS support, so I removed some parts of the patch.
> Unfortunately it seems like I have also removed the patch to prevent the kismet_server from crashing when I disconnect the kismet_client. Now I'd really like to know some details on the fix to prevent the server from crashing.
>
> Thanks for so many days of great fun with kismet!!

Fixed in subversion a month or two ago, memory mismanagement with maps which showed up on some platforms. Finally showed up reliably on cygwin which gave me the opportunity to debug the hell out of it.

Fix will be in the release queued currently, fixing some other random crashes found recently so the release is slightly delayed.

-m


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