Electric Fence - still reliable?
bnocera at redhat.com
Fri Dec 18 15:57:31 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-12-18 at 12:58 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Dec 2009 11:18:30 +0000, Bastien wrote:
> > > $ eog
> > >
> > > Electric Fence 2.2.2 Copyright (C) 1987-1999 Bruce Perens <bruce at perens.com>
> > > Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> > >
> > > ==> in ORBit corba-any.c once more
> > All the GNOME apps that use GConf or ORBit will fail because you need to
> > set the alignment to 8. Same problem under valgrind.
> Okay, different crash then. If I do that, it also ends up with the glib2
> gslice.c crash instead:
And you'll need to disable GSlice memory allocation as well, with
I'm not sure even trying to use ElectricFence is such a good idea
anyway, when we have valgrind available.
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