On Sat, 2009-06-06 at 08:51 -0700, Howard Chu wrote: > From this bug it appears there's a known history of problems with the > experimental malloc being used in the new glibc. > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=494631 > > It appears that slapd is hitting some issues in this code still, even though > the other symptoms in that bug report are marked as fixed. LD_PRELOADing a 3rd > party malloc library shows no issues and likewise valgrind finds no invalid > memory accesses in our code. I was seeing crashes on x86_64; the 32 bit code > may actually be fixed by now. > > Just an fyi. I've already spent more than 2 weeks looking for a memory > overwrite in slapd only to find that the malloc library is broken. I can't > afford to spend any more time tracking this down. Is there any chance you can put this as a new bug in Fedora's Bugzilla? At least it would provide a collecting point for similar issues noted elsewhere, and we might be able to get this fixed. Andrew Bartlett -- Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/ Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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