From: Euan Mee <lucid@co...> - 2002-11-14 03:52:36
On 13 Nov 2002, at 18:50, SkyFlash wrote:
> You wont believe it... I finally found it.
> No threading issue at all, it was just a stupid WorldManager pointer
> that was not copied into the PlayerInfo class. *sigh*
> God, such a stupid bug and that hard to track down. The pointer it was
> using was the same on every start of the server, it was totally wrong
> and guess what... it even let me access some of that pointers members
> functions without crashing!
Bugs that camouflage themselves like this are always the worst. I
remember the first bug I hunted professionally, it was <rest of
anecdote snipped to protect everyone else's sanity...>