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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0003261Zandronum[All Projects] Bugpublic2017-09-11 14:352018-10-08 21:01
Assigned ToDusk 
Statusneeds reviewResolutionopen 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version 
Target Version3.1Fixed in Version 
Summary0003261: Resolve the player_t::mo null pointer nonsense
DescriptionThe underlying codebase seems to assume that all valid players have a valid mo pointer. Something on our end breaks this invariant which has caused a lot of crashes in the past.

I think we should resolve this once and for all.
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Dusk (developer)
2017-09-11 17:02

Looks like this was very easy to fix. Turns out that when a player joins from spectators, the server destroys the player body and creates a new one with two separate commands, meaning there's a window inside what anything could happen.

I changed this now, and removed the null check bandaids which should be superfluous now. This needs a testing session or two to check whether it's stable or not.
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Ivan (reporter)
2018-10-08 21:01

Can someone provide a build to test this?

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- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-09-11 14:35 Dusk New Issue
2017-09-11 14:35 Dusk Assigned To => Dusk
2017-09-11 14:35 Dusk Status new => assigned
2017-09-11 17:02 Dusk Note Added: 0018271
2017-09-11 17:02 Dusk Status assigned => needs review
2018-10-08 21:01 Ivan Note Added: 0020035

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