Bug 240579 - malloc memory corruption attempting to run emacs
malloc memory corruption attempting to run emacs
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 239344
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-05-18 11:25 EDT by Geoff Gustafson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-05-18 11:34:06 EDT
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Description Geoff Gustafson 2007-05-18 11:25:42 EDT
Description of problem:
I installed FC7 test4 yesterday and emacs worked fine. Then I did a yum update
and now when I run emacs I get:

*** glibc detected *** emacs: malloc(): memory corruption: 0x0000000002897380 ***
======= Backtrace: =========

This occurs with glibc-2.6-1. If I revert to glibc-2.5.90-21 emacs runs okay again.

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How reproducible:
Only tried on this one box, Intel D3C8A06 SDV. But I reverted only glibc and it
was fixed. Then I upgraded to 2.6-1 again, problem came back. Reverted again and
it was fixed again.
Comment 1 Will Woods 2007-05-18 11:34:06 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 239344 ***

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