[Vm-dev] For how long UUID issue will bite us? (Was: Re: [squeak-dev] Closure testers needed)

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 19:32:08 UTC 2009

Aha, so it seems that bug lies in uuid library..
Is there a way to find out the buggy version and then add a workaround
into plugin?
Something like put ' if (uuid_version() == xxx ) {} '

2009/7/21 David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com>:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 08:24:10PM +0200, Nicolas Cellier wrote:
>> 2009/7/18 David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com>:
>> >
>> > Someone (faried) has added an additional Mantis report on this problem, see
>> > http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7371.
>> >
>> > The new bug report contains some useful gdb output showing a segfault occuring
>> > in the actual uuid_generate() library call. The VM support code wrapping this
>> > call looks dead simple, so I'm hard pressed to see how that could be wrong.
>> > This plugin is trivial; we must be missing something obvious.
>> >
>> > Note, I'm not actually working on this bug, and I've never seen it happen. I'm
>> > just tracking it in Mantis and hoping that someone can point to a solution.
>> >
>> Anything to do with https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=471801 ?
> FYI, faried has provided some excellent follow up information on this issue
> on Mantis 7358, including a link to http://bugs.python.org/issue6059, which
> appears to show Python running into the same library bug.
> Dave

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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