cvs commit: src/lib/libc/stdlib malloc.c

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Sat Jan 14 19:10:18 PST 2006

On 2006-01-15 04:46, Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at> wrote:
> It seems strange that most of the addresses are in the 0x800000000+
> range and the adress that triggers the core dump is much smaller:
> (gdb) x/s 0x30e3100
> 0x30e3100:       <Address 0x30e3100 out of bounds>
> But the real string I typed when irssi crashed is available at:
> (gdb) x/s 0x8030e3100
> 0x8030e3100:     "/nick"
> Hmmm... this is definitely a bug, but it looks more like a bug in irssi
> now.  I wonder where that address is stripped from it's highest bit!

Solved.  I'll submit a patch to the maintainer of the irc/irssi port.

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