Re: Bug#592751: Broken on hppa; programs abort with malloc assertion failure
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 01:28:30PM -0400, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:38 PM, dann frazier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> There *was* a vfork bug that was just fixed in glibc that could cause problems.
> > Are you referring to this one?
> > * Add patches/hppa/cvs-vfork.diff to fix stack frame creating during
> > vfork in multithreaded environments.
> > fwiw, we are seeing this issue on the latest eglibc, which contains
> > this change.
> That was the bug. However, the earlier comments in this bug indicate
> it might not be vfork related.
> The first step is to capture this with gdb and get a backtrace, just
> like you would with any other bug. There is nothing difficult about
> this, just time consuming.
> Once we have a backtrace, either via a core dump, or attached gdb,
> then we can talk about the likely cause.
There are several backtraces posted in the bug report - let me know if
there's something else you'd like me to collect that's isn't already