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Re: cvs commit: src/lib/libc/stdlib malloc.3 malloc.c

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 15:48:28 -0800 (PST)

:I tested Kevin's patch, and I posted a couple of questions/
:possible problems, but never got a response from anyone.
:I assume that no one else has seen any problems using the
:default settings, which is good.
:I'm still wondering about my coredump problem during the
:'configure' phase of building pkgsrc/lang/clisp -- I posted
:about this a day or two ago.  The puzzle is complicated by
:comments in 'configure' stating that "this should cause a
:coredump".  However, I don't see any coredumps when building
:clisp on NetBSD.
:Any thoughts on this matter?  Should I forget about it?

    It is testing mprotect() so I assume that the program
    explicitly protected the memory and then tried to access
    it.  A coredump in that case would mean that mprotect()
    worked properly.

    I have no idea what the difference between NetBSD and DragonFly
    is in this case.  Maybe DragonFly is generating a different
    signal then NetBSD is when the failed access occurs.

					Matthew Dillon 

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