Snapshot 20040225: make hangs/errors out
Sat Mar 6 08:21:00 GMT 2004
On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 02:38:01PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 02:33:52PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>I think I may have figured this out.
>>It wasn't the eax register being zeroed. It was actually the test for
>>zero returning improper values due to being interrupted by a signal.
>>I made a fix last night that allowed me to run this for 2500+
>>iterations. Of course, I have managed to do that before without error,
>>so that doesn't mean much, I guess. Backing the change out resulted in
>>a 'virtual memory exhausted' error in less than a hundred iterations,
>>however. Odd that I can duplicate it so readily now. I think my
>>computer was previously trying to shield me from the pain of debugging
>>There is a new snapshot up now with my fix in it. Please try it.
>Sigh. Literally two minutes after sending this email, the "make -j"
>test that I was running at home errored out with a different error.
>Back to the drawing board...
Hmm. I can't duplicate the failure I saw so maybe it would still be
instructive to see how the current snapshot works for others.
Please send test results here.
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