Bug 609220 - Various obstack-related memory corruptions
Summary: Various obstack-related memory corruptions
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdb   
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Jan Kratochvil
QA Contact: Petr Muller
Whiteboard: abrt_hash:2ace2d86ef9ef95f4d44d02d09f...
Depends On: 606185
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-29 17:12 UTC by Jan Kratochvil
Modified: 2016-09-20 02:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: gdb-7.1-27.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of: 606185
Last Closed: 2010-11-10 20:27:18 UTC
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Description Jan Kratochvil 2010-06-29 17:12:34 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #606185 +++

reason: Process /usr/bin/gdb was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)

--- Additional comment from tromey@redhat.com on 2010-06-21 23:53:30 CEST ---

#10 0x0000000000512dd5 in val_print_array_elements (
    type=<value optimized out>, valaddr=0x11e889e0 "", 
    address=140161173391296, stream=0x165c9b0, recurse=41342, 

That "recurse" value points at the problem.

Without more information I would guess that this is one of:


There are various crashes and endless loops difficult to investigate more.  But upstream has some fixes of clear memory corruptions.  Such fixes should never harm.

Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-29 17:23:10 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 4 Petr Muller 2010-08-03 14:36:27 UTC
# runtest --tool=gdb gdb.cp/pr10687.exp gdb.cp/pr9167.exp gdb.cp/static-print-quit.exp


                === gdb Summary ===

# of expected passes            11

Comment 5 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-10 20:27:18 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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