[darcs-users] "darcs get" crashes (usually)

David Roundy droundy at abridgegame.org
Fri Jul 30 08:30:02 UTC 2004

On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 10:32:57PM +0200, Juliusz Chroboczek wrote:
> > Hmmmm.  This is very strange.  Without the mmap support, this means
> > there is a bug in the compiler.
> Not necessarily -- darcs is linked against quite a bit of foreign code
> (Curl, Curses, SSL, Readline, compat.c).  If any of that code is
> corrupting the heap, it would manifest itself by a crash in the GC.
> Good luck debugging that :-(

Good point! On the other hand, one of the Simons told me that there have
been at least one GC bug found since ghc 6.2.1, so with luck it may be
already fixed...
David Roundy

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