Last call for 3.0.0

Mike Hommey mh+jemalloc at
Thu May 3 10:24:21 PDT 2012

On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 04:45:42PM -0700, Jason Evans wrote:
> On May 2, 2012, at 7:51 AM, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > I have to write 2 patches for MSVC-related issues that I'll send
> > later today.
> I just committed all of your patches; thanks.
> > I also get concerning (kind of) random (but not entirely so) crashes
> > in Firefox on Windows when using current jemalloc-dev. I haven't
> > narrowed down the problem yet, and probably won't until tomorrow. It
> > might be better to hold off a release until things are cleared.
> Some of my tests on Linux are crashing too; memset() within
> huge_ralloc() is causing a segfault, but I don't know whether the
> source or the destination is the problem, nor whether the bug is in
> jemalloc or the application (betting on jemalloc though).  Until
> that's resolved I won't be cutting a release.  Please let me know if
> you are able to further characterize the crashes you're seeing; they
> might be related to what I'm seeing.

It's rather strange that I get my crashes on Windows only.
Unfortunately, I can't reproduce locally, so debugging them will have to
wait for access to one of our test machines. Chances are you'll have a
patch for your issues before that, so I'll be able to test if that fixes
my issues.



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