[Vm-dev] newDelta >0 failed in sqUnixMemory

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 08:14:33 UTC 2009

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.

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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