Re: [Gc] --enable-gc-assertions bug report

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Wed Jan 25 13:30:57 PST 2012

Hi Daniel,

Could you please compose the fix? (I think the best solution would be to adjust begin in GC_add_roots_inner (adjusting the comment in gc.h))


26 01 2012, 01:16 "Grayson, Daniel R." <dan at>:
> Enabling --enable-gc-assertions under gcc 4.6.2 in Mac OS X 10.7
> causes all tests to fail.  The reason is the assertion in GC_add_roots_inner
> that tests whether the address is on an word size 8 byte boundary.  But the
> linker generated address "start" can fail that test, and it's added
> in GC_dyld_image_add.  The value was 0x100122a44.
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