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Re: [PATCH] Don't override operator new if GDB is built with -fsanitize=address

On 10/25/2016 10:21 AM, Yao Qi wrote:
> Nowadays, if we build GDB with -fsanitize=address, we can get the asan
> error below,
> (gdb) quit
> =================================================================
> ==9723==ERROR: AddressSanitizer: alloc-dealloc-mismatch (malloc vs operator delete) on 0x60200003bf70
>     #0 0x7f88f3837527 in operator delete(void*) (/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
>     #1 0xac8e13 in __gnu_cxx::new_allocator<void (*)()>::deallocate(void (**)(), unsigned long) /usr/include/c++/4.9/ext/new_allocator.h:110
>     #2 0xac8cc2 in __gnu_cxx::__alloc_traits<std::allocator<void (*)()> >::deallocate(std::allocator<void (*)()>&, void (**)(), unsigned long) /usr/include/c++/4.9/ext/alloc_traits.h:185
> ....
> 0x60200003bf70 is located 0 bytes inside of 8-byte region [0x60200003bf70,0x60200003bf78)
> allocated by thread T0 here:
>     #0 0x7f88f38367ef in __interceptor_malloc (/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
>     #1 0xbd2762 in operator new(unsigned long) /home/yao/SourceCode/gnu/gdb/git/gdb/common/new-op.c:42
>     #2 0xac8edc in __gnu_cxx::new_allocator<void (*)()>::allocate(unsigned long, void const*) /usr/include/c++/4.9/ext/new_allocator.h:104
>     #3 0xac8d81 in __gnu_cxx::__alloc_traits<std::allocator<void (*)()> >::allocate(std::allocator<void (*)()>&, unsigned long) /usr/include/c++/4.9/ext/alloc_traits.h:182
> The reason for this is that we override operator new but don't override
> operator delete.  This patch does the override only if the code is NOT
> compiled with asan.
> gdb:
> 2016-10-25  Yao Qi  <>
> 	PR gdb/20716
> 	* common/new-op.c (__has_feature): New macro.
> 	Don't override operator new if asan is used.


Pedro Alves

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