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Re: CVS 1.7.0 heap errors

On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Brian Ford wrote:

> FYI, I'm seeing the following errors quite often with current 1.7.0 CVS
> and have been for some time.  For instance, I can't use my CVS build to
> build Cygwin again.  I've yet to have time to investigate much, and don't
> see that changing for some time :-(.
>       6 [main] ? (1584) C:\cygwin\bin\make.exe: *** fatal error - couldn't
> allocate heap, Win32 error 487, base 0x680000, top 0x6B0000, reserve_size
> 192512, allocsize 196608, page_const 4096
>  585603 [main] make 1736 fork: child -1 - died waiting for longjmp before
> initialization, retry 0, exit code 0x100, errno 11
> This is just in case any developer remembers a recent (within a couple of
> months) possibly related change.  If not, I'll try to binary search CVS
> as soon as my schedule frees up some.  Thanks.

I'm pretty sure I've identified the change, but I don't see any obvious
cause.  Corinna, do you have any suggestions about where to target or how
to specifically dig deeper?  Thanks.

Brian Ford
Lead Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
the best safety device in any aircraft is a well-trained crew...

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