[Gc] [w3m-dev-en 00993] Re: Solaris 8 build of 0.4.2 (fwd)

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Wed Apr 7 12:00:19 PDT 2004

Unfortunately, this doesn't appear to be reproducible on the one Solaris
machine I could find.  (It has the vendor compiler, not gcc.)

The "Insufficient space" warning is referring to a 4K buffer, which it
doubles everytime it generates the warning.  I tried changing the initial
buffer size to 2 bytes, and it seems to work as expected.

Is this building the single or multithreaded version?  (Is it passing
_DGC_SOLARIS_THREADS on the command line?)  If it's building the
multithreaded version, please try with --disable-threads.

I think we really need the stack trace at the segmentation fault.
It's possible the GC_LOOP_ON_ABORT environment variable might help
if there's otherwise a problem extracting that from the debugger.
(Wait until you're sure its looping in the SIGSEGV handler, the attach
a debugger.)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com
> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com]On Behalf Of Steven F. Killen
> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 9:31 AM
> To: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: RE: [Gc] [w3m-dev-en 00993] Re: Solaris 8 build of 
> 0.4.2 (fwd)
> On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Boehm, Hans wrote:
> > The first thing to do is to verify that "./configure; make; 
> make check"
> > or "make test" in the gc directory works correctly.
> OK, thanks.  make check reports "All 1 tests passed" on IRIX 
> and Linux,
> but hangs after
> gmake  check-TESTS
> gmake[2]: Entering directory `/usr/var/tmp/build/gc/000/gc6.3alpha4
> on the solaris version. On killing it with ^C, it issues:
> GC Warning: Insufficient space for /proc read
> /bin/ksh: 13746 Segmentation Fault(coredump)
> Is there a compile option I need to be passing configure?  I 
> ran with the
> defaults so far.  It's got 512M of real memory, so I'm not 
> sure that it
> should be running out of space for a /proc read.
> The environment vars I have set during the compile are:
> CFLAGS="-I/usr/local/include -mv8"
> CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/local/include
> LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib -R/usr/local/lib"
> Is there any other info that might help?
> --
> Steve Killen <skille1 at umbc.edu>
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