[Vm-dev] Re: Squeak VM crash
John M McIntosh
johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com
Fri Sep 22 18:10:33 UTC 2006
Well I think I mentioned before no-one has gone thru and preformed an
audit to ensure the usage of memory address is resolves to a pointer
which resolves to an unsigned integer, then looked at all the places
where someone is doing math or compares on that value.
To contribute a bit I'll undertaking looking at the mac carbon VM and
put in the proper variable defs in the osx carbon support code.
On 22-Sep-06, at 7:53 AM, Brad Fuller wrote:
> I'm dumb... my apologies. <Bang Head>
> That's a serious issue. I don't see a FloatArrayPlugin. Is it the
> FloatMathPlugin? It has some cross platform code. So, if it is from
> this, it's a potential problem for all platforms.
> But, as you said it could be anywhere. Still, a serious issue.
John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
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