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Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:14:06 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Segfaults probably caused by DEBUG code in memory.c

On 16 Apr, 2013, at 23:37 , Frank Dittrich <> wrote:
> On 04/16/2013 09:56 PM, jfoug wrote:
>> In hindsight, in debug mode, you might have gotten the same results by doing
>> this:
>> #if DEBUG
>> #undef MEM_ALLOC_SIZE
>> #define MEM_ALLOC_SIZE 0
>> #endif
> I really like this solution, because it leaves mem_alloc_tiny (which is
> complex enough as it is) unchanged.
> May be even better is to do this in memory.h directly:
> #if DEBUG
> /* turn mem_alloc_tiny() into a normal alloc,
> * to better track problems.
> */
> #define MEM_ALLOC_SIZE			0
> #else
> #define MEM_ALLOC_SIZE			0x10000

I bought your arguments and did this, even commited it without testing (silly me). But it segfaults for me in unstable, and hangs in bleeding, both in dynamic_1.

I reverted it. You can try for yourself, unstable is 3b53da3 and bleeding is 83a9e10.


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