secondary damage

secondary damage

When a fatal error occurs (especially a segfault) the immediate cause may be that a pointer has been trashed due to a previous fandango on core. However, this fandango may have been due to an *earlier* fandango, so no amount of analysis will reveal (directly) how the damage occurred. "The data structure was clobbered, but it was secondary damage."

By extension, the corruption resulting from N cascaded fandangoes on core is "Nth-level damage". There is at least one case on record in which 17 hours of grovelling with "adb" actually dug up the underlying bug behind an instance of seventh-level damage! The hacker who accomplished this near-superhuman feat was presented with an award by his fellows.
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This leads to a decrease in inflammation and subsequent secondary damage to the brain and spinal cord.
I would like to ask if any Express reader out there is aware of the number of complaints that have been raised, either because of physical damage to vehicles or even secondary damage caused by bits of road being thrown into the air by vehicles as they drive over the potholes.
Mold that is deemed secondary damage to an original loss from wind or water may not be covered.
The treatment could potentially limit secondary damage to the spinal cord in humans after an injury, if administered a few hours after an accident in an emergency room or by paramedics in an ambulance.
These candidate drugs block the events that cause secondary damage, including inflammation, high levels of free radicals, over-excitation of neurons, and signaling that leads to cell death.
In the event that a parameter exceeds its limit, the TDL provides verifiable proof and a reliable indication for possible primary and secondary damage.
They said that continuing to allow traffic to use the bridge would "increase the risk of causing extensive secondary damage to the structure".
While this may appear to be the simplest and cheapest approach in terms of upfront costs for maintenance, when problems do occur, these can often result in costly secondary damage, along with costly unplanned service outages, recovery costs in the case of serious faults/failures, as well as loss of reputation and asset availability.
I can responsibly say that there will be no secondary damage to the people," Shi Luze, the chief of staff of the People's Liberation Army's Beijing Military Region, told reporters, referring to people outside the zone.
Effective treatment of hypertension prevents from secondary damage to brain, kidneys, and heart.
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate caspase-3 and gelsolin levels in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma associated with secondary damage after SCI, and to evaluate the effects of methylprednisolone and sildenafil on caspase-3 and gelsolin levels as markers of neuroprotection after SCI.
The central cause is a genetic abnormality in the dystrophin complex, leading to membrane fragility with secondary damage to skeletal and cardiac muscle.