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Re: 1.7.0-58 fixes fork crash in 1.7-compiled app running on 1.5
On Aug 16 13:54, Martin Dorey wrote:
> -58 fixed a repeatable crash I was seeing in fork on every machine on
> which I ran a particular big hairy application
> (http://software.jessies.org/terminator). Nothing new there, so I only
> spam you with my thanks because the machines in question were all
> running 1.5, though the executable was compiled with 1.7. I didn't
> notice that symptom reported previously. I'd got as far as proving that
> the problem didn't happen in -50 and did in -51 through -57 inclusive.
> I was hoping to pin the change in behavior more conclusively on Dave
> Korn's big memory allocation check-in of 2009-07-07, which I believe was
> between -50 and -51, before reporting it. This is somewhat contrary to
> Corinna's statement in the -58 announcement that the problem was
> introduced in -49.
Hey, you're right! It wasn't introduced in -49, rather in -51. My
annoncement is lying there.
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