Thread: Bug Report rsac1/rsac2 in sacio

Started: 2007-08-03 17:40:37
Last activity: 2007-08-03 17:40:37
Topics: SAC Help
Brian Savage
2007-08-03 17:40:37
SAC Users

A bug had been discovered when using rsac1() from the sacio library.
This bug also affects rsac2() as the function logic is essentially
the same.

If the sac file being read contains more data points than expected an
error value is not returned as it should be. A error return value
(variable nerr) of -803 should be returned but is this value is set
to 0 if no other errors are encountered. The number of data points
read in (variable nlen) will be returned and set to the maximum
number allowed (variable max).

If the number of data points rsac1 (or rsac2) returns as read
(variable nlen) is equal to the maximum number allowed (variable max)
there is a possibility that the requested file to be read contains
more points. Increase the size of the array and reread the file.

Fix: (Either 1 or 2)
1) This bug will be fixed in the next release of SAC
2) Request an updated rsac1() and rsac2() and recompile the sacio
library from source.

Brian Savage

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