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Bug 77570

Summary: bad source code
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: d.binderman
Component: tcpdumpAssignee: Harald Hoyer <harald>
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Description d.binderman 2002-11-09 12:47:29 UTC
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Description of problem:

Hello there,

I just tried to compile package tcpdump-3.6.3-3 from Redhat 8.0.

Here are some of the compiler messages.

print-ip6opts.c:130: warning: `optlen' might be used uninitialized in this function

Here is a patch which fixes the messages.

*** ./tcpdump-3.6.2/print-ip6opts.c.old	2002-11-08 08:37:25.000000000 +0000
--- ./tcpdump-3.6.2/print-ip6opts.c	2002-11-08 08:38:44.000000000 +0000
*** 127,133 ****
  ip6_opt_print(const u_char *bp, int len)
      int i;
!     int optlen;
      for (i = 0; i < len; i += optlen) {
  	switch (bp[i]) {
--- 127,133 ----
  ip6_opt_print(const u_char *bp, int len)
      int i;
!     int optlen = 0;
      for (i = 0; i < len; i += optlen) {
  	switch (bp[i]) {

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. compile the package

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Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-03-10 15:32:41 UTC
please report these kind of things upstream