[Bug: 21.5-b24] Crash running finalizer for Lisp Symbol under NEWGC/NEWALLOC
crestani at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Dec 21 09:14:03 EST 2005
thanks for your detailed report.
>>>>>"DP" == Daniel Pittman <daniel at rimspace.net> writes:
DP> Running under the new allocator is better, but I have hit a bug:
DP> an attempt to finalize a page that seems to contain an improperly
DP> allocated object.
DP> The finalize method of the object points off into random memory,
DP> resulting in a SIG11 trying to finalize that page.
There is some strange memory corruption happening. I've not been able
to identify the cause of it yet, I haven't found a way to reproduce
the bug deterministically.
DP> I will try and capture more information on the problem, and see if
DP> I can instrument the system to capture the cause of the problem.
DP> I would welcome suggestions for locating and stomping this bug,
DP> though, since the incremental GC is much nicer than the
DP> traditional GC. :)
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