[Gc] Incremental collection/thread local free lists problem

Stewart Greenhill sgreenhill@iprimus.com.au
Wed, 21 May 2003 11:28:53 +0800

Hi Folks,

That is still not quite right for me.

On my G3/700 iBook I'm getting occasional Bus Errors. I also got one 
instance where my compiler application generated incorrect code, so 
some of the data structures must be getting scrambled.

For now it looks like gc6.2alpha3 with static linking is my only stable 
option. Is there something else I should try?


On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 02:16  PM, Brian Alliet wrote:

> On Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at 06:10  PM, Boehm, Hans wrote:
>> 6.2alpha5.tar.gz is now in  
>> https://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/gc_source
> Awesome! It looks like this fixed my problem. I've been running a few 
> copies of gctest in a loop for about 20 min now without a single 
> crash. I can't believe it was something as simple as the world not 
> being stopped. That should've been the first thing I checked. I still 
> haven't tried the darwin mprotect_vdb code with threads enabled (i'm 
> just testing with default_vdb now). I imagine there is still a bug or 
> two in that. Hopefully I'll be able to post a patch by the end of the 
> week.
> Thanks for getting 6.2alpha5 out so quick,
> -Brian
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