[Pharo-project] newDelta >0 failed in sqUnixMemory

Provoost, P (Paul) Paul.Provoost at rabobank.com
Fri Jan 30 05:51:45 EST 2009

I have the same problem when compiling the vm on OpenSolaris 2008-11 using the SUN compilers.
So please do some more testing with the 4.3.2. version, after all we cannot stick to old compilers, can we?


Paul Provoost.

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Since you're compiling the VM yourself, you might want to add a guard that
>> catches the condition and prints out the environmental values (oldLimit,
>> delta, newSize, newDelta). I would suspect that this is a signed/unsigned
>> issue with memory being allocated somewhere close to the 2GB barrier and
>> then flipping from positive to negative. Since newSize and newDelta are
>> declared int, this could easily happen.

Damien Cassou wrote:

> I've just downgraded gcc to 3.4 (instead of 4.3.2) and it seems to
> work fine. Do you want me to do more testing with the 4.3.2 version?

Damien Cassou


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