Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450186
deprecate malloc_hook(3) man page
Last modified: 2013-04-12 16:05:27 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #450182 +++
Cloned for RHEL5 tracking.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Alternatives to Malloc Hooks and RHEL?
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 10:20:06 -0700
From: Ulrich Drepper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Johnray Fuller wrote:
> According to this post:
> One should not use malloc hooks as they are deprecated.
Indeed, the will actually stop working completely in the not so distant
future. They also don't really work for multi-threaded code anymore.
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2008-06-05 15:01 EST --
As indicated above, malloc hooks are broken and going away, but the
malloc_hook(3) man page does not reflect this. Can it be updated to indicate
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.
*** Bug 485503 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***