[Gc] FW: GC: "Unexpected heap growth" test fail

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Tue Jul 13 14:15:41 PDT 2010


Sorry about the continuing spam filter issues.  I'm told someone is looking into it.

Mon, 12 Jul 2010 17:09:24 +0400 Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at mail.ru>:

> Hi!
> 
> Here is another unsolved problem - test.c sometimes fails due to "Unexpected heap growth".
> 
> E.g., here is the test build cmd (for MinGW, 32-bit) which fails with ~1/10 probability on my Core2 box with 2GiB RAM:
> gcc -DALL_INTERIOR_POINTERS -DLARGE_CONFIG -I.\include tests\test.c 
> *.c -luser32
> 
> I've increased max_heap_sz by 25% (see the attached patch) and it solves the problem (at least, on my box).
> 
> 
I guess we did bump up the amount of work that is done by the test fairly recently, so it's probably just a consequence of that, and not indicative of another problem.  I'm fine with checking it in.

Hans
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