[bug][FIX] stack overflow crashes Squeak. (Linux/Unix reviewer needed)

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Wed Jun 2 00:55:50 UTC 2004

On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 03:26:14PM -0700, Tim Rowledge wrote:
> "David T. Lewis" <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> > The low space watcher is interrupted in the context of the wrong process
> > when the eventTickler process (or other high priority process) is running.
> > This prevents low space detection from functioning properly.
> > 
> > Here is a one line fix to Project>>interruptName: that corrects the
> > problem.
> Certainly within the limited arena of running
> SystemDictionary>createStackOverflow on my RISC OS machine it works
> well. No idea yet if it will cover every base, but until then Dave -
> frellin'A.

Could someone with a Linux/Unix system please also review this fix? Crashing
the VM when out of memory is not considered good practice, so it would be a
shame to let 3.7 out the door without addressing this.


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