[-CURRENT tinderbox] failure on sparc64/sparc64

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jul 15 22:16:09 PDT 2003


On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 10:11:03PM -0700, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 06:09:08PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > It's not a machine problem if it only happens to the sparc64 build -
> > > > > the same machine runs all the other -CURRENT tinderboxen except
> > > > > powerpc.
> > > > 
> > > > It does not only happen to sparc64. I've seen it fail for all but
> > > > i386 and pc98, I think.
> > > 
> > > i386 and pc98 have failed too (random example: July 5).
> > > 
> > 
> > It's been doing this for weeks now.  I wonder if this is a malloc
> > debugging problem that was introduced somehow.
> 
> malloc, you say? I have build failures in XFree4-clients because
> rman coredumps and I have a backtrace full of free() frames...
> 
> Coincidence?

Some of the XFree86 utilities contain malloc bugs..rman in particular
has been dumping core on certain ports for a couple of years.  I tried
to track it down once but couldn't find it.

Kris
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