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Re: 22.0.99 emacs dumper (?) problem

From: Neal Becker
Subject: Re: 22.0.99 emacs dumper (?) problem
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 10:16:18 -0400
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Chip Coldwell wrote:

> I would like to bring the bug described here:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=239344
> to the attention of this mailing list.  In a nutshell, what happens is
> that an emacs binary built using the Fedora 7 build system will
> seg-fault immediately when run on a Fedora 7 install.  The stack trace
> shows an assert failing in the glibc malloc code (usually it's
> setlocale invoking malloc); it appears that something about the way
> the dumper preserves the malloc state between the dumping emacs and
> the dumped emacs isn't quite working.
> Another theory that is being examined is that somewhere there is a
> pointer to anonymous mmaped memory.  It seems that prepending
> to this line
> LC_ALL=C $(RUN_TEMACS) -nl -batch -l loadup dump
> works, although there are some conflicting reports about this, also.
> Anyway, if we could get some more eyes on this bug, it would probably
> help a bunch.
> Chip

This worked for me with emacs- until yesterday's update to glibc-2.6-1.
(No, I haven't rebuilt emacs today after the glibc-2.6-1 update)

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