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Re: Memory free error! At mem.c line 653

From: J Robinson <jrobinson852(at)not-real.yahoo.com>
Date: Fri Nov 14 2003 - 21:30:40 GMT
--- moseley@hank.org wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 06:30:07AM -0800, J Robinson
> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > I have been able to reproduce the segfault from
> the
> > command line using my SWISH::API client. Examining
> the
> > resulting core dump file always leads to a call to
> > 'chunk_free()' -- here's a typical stack trace:
> 
> That's ugly.  
> 
> So you cannot make it happen with the swish-e
> binary, right?  There's
> not a huge difference in the way the binary and the
> C API work.  And
> there's not a lot of work going on in the API.xs
> code.  Did you try with
> a different version of Perl?
 ... 
> Yep, ugly.  I would try different version of Perl. 
> Since you suspect 
> large properties, maybe build --without-zlib and
> reindex and try again.  
> It would be really great if you could get the
> segfault outside of Perl.

You're right, I couldn't reproduce the error with the
SWISH-E binary, nor on another machine using the same
code. I suspect you're right, something's gone screwy
in my perl install. I'll try rebuilding and
reinstalling perl, thanks for feedback. 
Best
jrobinson

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Received on Fri Nov 14 21:30:46 2003