[PATCH] Modify the OS string parsing to handle two number strings

Bryce Gibson bryce at gibson-consulting.com.au
Mon May 14 12:34:46 UTC 2012

Modify OS string parsing to handle a two character OS string.
If a shorter than expected OS string is found, pad a zero on the end and then try the comparison.
strace.c | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/strace.c b/strace.c
index 857136d..2bc8d59 100644
--- a/strace.c
+++ b/strace.c
@@ -1432,6 +1432,11 @@ get_os_release(void)
while (*p >= '0' && *p = KERNEL_VERSION(1,0,0))
+ break;
+ }
if (*p != '.')
error_msg_and_die("Bad OS release string: '%s'", u.release);
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