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[LDM #JOJ-534766]: Bug caused by operator error in ldmd.conf


> I am using LDM beta. This afternoon, on my NOAAPort satellite
> receiver, I mistyped a request line something like this:
> request WMO|FSL2||NNEXRAD|NIMAGE machine.blah.edu
> Notice that double "|" in there? That sent my RPC process to the
> roof---doing something to a CPU I never thought would be
> possible---shooting it's load to 101%. And, although I tried to shut the
> LDM down, it would just hang. I finally tracked down the culprit after a
> half hour.

Probably an infinite loop in the parser.

> Any chance to improve error detection on ldmd.conf, much like pqact.conf,
> so that stuff like this gets detected?

I'll take a look.

> *******************************************************************************
> Gilbert Sebenste                                                     ********
> (My opinions only!)                                                  ******
> Staff Meteorologist, Northern Illinois University                      ****
> E-mail: address@hidden                                  ***
> web: http://weather.admin.niu.edu                                      **
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Steve Emmerson

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: JOJ-534766
Department: Support LDM
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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