Subject: Re: OpenOffice package broken with i386 -current ?
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/01/2002 17:30:56
> > > do you set MALLOC_OPTIONS or /etc/malloc.conf on your system?
> > > The build doesn't work with malloc options J.
> >
> > That ought to be indicative of a bug somewhere...
> > Probably assuming that malloc() is returning zero filled memory
> > (quite likely while the programs memory footprint is increasing).
> 	My guess is it is double free()ing things. Also fun.

Yes. I did some analyzation there, and some of the OF libs
do pthread_join() on detached threads, which is a no-no
and leads to the mentioned double-free. I didn't hunt this further
at the time; I expect that 1.0.1 fixes this (it's quite severe bug).

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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