[Gc] problem in GC_invoke_finalizers()

Boehm, Hans hans_boehm@hp.com
Thu, 8 May 2003 19:02:17 -0700


Thanks for the bug report.

It was actually reported before and already fixed in my version, which I will make available as 6.2alpha5 shortly.

Hans

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Varga Zoltan [mailto:vargaz@freemail.hu]
> Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 3:01 AM
> To: gc@napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: [Gc] problem in GC_invoke_finalizers()
> 
> 
> 
>                                          Hi,
> 
>   There is a small bug in GC_invoke_finalizers(): when there
> are no
> objects to finalize, the mem_freed_before variable is not
> initialized, which
> in turn corrupts the GC_finalizer_mem_freed variable too,
> leading to
> strange behaviour later on. This is version 6.2alpha4.
> 
>                                                            
>             bye
> 
>                                                            
>                    Zoltan
> 
> 
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