Bug 10513 - malloc.c error
Summary: malloc.c error
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-04-02 04:03 UTC by prmiyas
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-22 15:40:31 UTC
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Description prmiyas 2000-04-02 04:03:22 UTC
I have noticed that sometimes when I compile a c++ program and run it I get
a segmentation fault.  then I run gdb at it points me to malloc.c.
However, the same code recompiled on Mandrake or Dec Unix runs fine.  I
think there is a problem with memory handling.  Thanks

Comment 1 Doug Ledford 2000-04-22 07:20:59 UTC
This doesn't sound like a kernel issue, it's more likely a glibc or user space
program issue.

Comment 2 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 15:40:59 UTC
assigned to dledford

Comment 3 Alan Cox 2000-08-08 20:45:39 UTC
THis appears to be a user app that is broken and depends on the randomness of
memory misuse. Not kernel

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