[Gc] a bug in v.7.1 ?

Bruce Hoult bruce at hoult.org
Tue Mar 1 09:38:45 PST 2011


On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 5:35 AM, Glauco Masotti <glauco.masotti at libero.it> wrote:
> It happens that I get an allocated array overwritten when writing another
> array!
> They should have nothing to do with each other, but in fact they map to
> overlapping addresses in memory!
> Well, I don't see how this can happen if not for the fact that the collector
> considers erroneously the space of the former array as no more used
> and thus frees it, so that this space is allocated to the latter array.

Disable GC_free() (for example with "#define GC_free(p) 0") and see if
it still happens.


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