Re: How can I see my results

From: Christian Holm Christensen <cholm_at_nbi.dk>
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 03:00:14 +0200


Hi Mao

On Fri, 2006-09-08 at 11:41 +0800, mao ya xian wrote:
> Dear rooters,
> I use the AliRoot program do some simulation and get the results with
> the extend name .root, but when I enter root or aliroot to use
> TBrowser browser to open these files, root and aliroot exit itself. So
> I cann't read my data. I want to know what's the problem with this and
> how can I see my results? Thank you.

Most likely you built ROOT with `./configure --prefix=<something>' and with debugging disabled, or perhaps you took the Debian GNU/Linux packages. Is that right? As Rene pointed out, you need to give a bit more information to allow others to help you out.

If installed as mentioned above, then the problem was a bug in ROOT - in TGFSComboBox to be exact. The problem was a character array that was never terminated properly causing illegal access to memory, and could potentially result in a buffer overflow vulnerability. The bug has been fixed in CVS HEAD.

If you're update to the latest Debian packages (5.13.03-1) then the bug should be fixed.

Yours,

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