Subject: Re: Can malloc return invalid memory?
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/03/2000 12:08:01
On Sun, Apr 02, 2000 at 10:42:19PM -0400, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> Well, when I say "huge" I mean in comparison to other programs.  It only
> winds up being about 20 to 30 MB.  Swap never gets past 2 or 3% usage
> while it runs.  It does go to the memory pool hundreds of thousands of
> times though.

Maybe you have something which corrupts malloc's internal memory ?
I'm not sure how to detect this in an easy way, though.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.