Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2012 08:08:47 -0500 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Releasing 0.8.4? On Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 12:51:19PM +0100, Szabolcs Nagy wrote: > * Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> [2012-01-20 20:07:20 -0500]: > > Anything critical that should be addressed before releasing current > > git as 0.8.4? I figure it's been in a "stable" (hiatus) state long > > enough that it should be good, but if not I'd like to hear about the > > problems sooner rather than later. :-) > > i reported a bug about the CHUNK_SIZE macro of malloc The bug I was aware about was fixed. Can you remind me if there's another one I'm not aware about? > there is an old related FIXME comment in malloc.c > you haven't replied my mail if that can be resolved > with the found bug The fix only affected mmapped chunks and the realloc comment was for heap-managed chunks, so unfortunately I don't think it helps. > imho that if(0) can be eliminated > but i don't quite understand the > algorithm as much as you do.. That code also involves a tradeoff (sacrificing a little time for the sake of reducing fragmentation), so it's not 100% clear that it's even desirable. I'd at least like to wait til some time other than right-before-release to study the issue. Rich
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