[Pharo-dev] Random VM crashes

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 08:12:25 EDT 2014


On 9 April 2014 13:55, J.F. Rick <self at je77.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> when I have one of my multi-touch programs open, Pharo occasionally (read
> once every few days) just crashes. Ubuntu mentions a failure to report to
> Ubuntu on the pharovm but I'm not sure how to understand that failure.
>
> I thought it might be one of two things: (1) some sort of problem with
> Athens rendering or (2) some sort of problem with the multi-touch events.
> Those are really the only things that separate when I'm developing and when
> I'm testing. It never crashes when I'm developing, which is a much larger
> percentage of the time. Recently, the crash happened when I was not
> touching the display. That meant that there would not have been any touch
> events to process, nor would an Athens render happen. Strange.
>
> I'm not sure how to proceed. I've turned off the multi-touch support for
> the time being to see if it still happens. If so, that would probably
> exonerate the multi-touch code. Does anyone else have rare random
> unexplained crashes happening while using Athens? Is there anything I could
> do to better diagnose the problem. It's fiendish as it happens so rarely
> and there is no replicable action that causes it to happen.
>
> i fixed recently this one:

https://pharo.fogbugz.com/f/cases/13184/Fix-encoder-for-displaying-high-range-unicode-chars

could be it?


> Cheers,
>
> Jeff
>
> --
> Jochen "Jeff" Rick, Ph.D.
> http://www.je77.com/
> Skype ID: jochenrick
>



-- 
Best regards,
Igor Stasenko.
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