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Re: CVS 1.7.0 heap errors
On Jun 22 12:16, Brian Ford wrote:
> 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.
I can't reproduce this problem on XP, nor do I see anything in this
change which might cause this. Rebasing? Or, did you try if setting
the heap_slop_in_mb registry value to some different value (default 0
up to XP, 4 since 2K3) helps?
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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