Libc6 malloc bites?

jeremy at jeremy at
Sat Sep 1 10:48:44 EST 2001

On  1 Sep, Sean Neakums wrote:
> begin jeremy  quotation:
>> Am I correct in thinking that this is malloc from libc causing the
>> trouble?  Is there a chance that going forwards or backwards a
>> version will help?
> It could equally be a problem with the Perl you are running.  If
> malloc is passed a bad pointer, there is little it can do to avoid
> eating out its own entrails and dumping core.

OK, cool.  Can you tell me how I could check to see if malloc is being
passed a bad pointer?

I don't really mind what I file a bug report against, just that the
problem gets duly noted.

I/O, I/O,
It's off to disk I go,
A bit or byte to read or write,
I/O, I/O, I/O...

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