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Re: Electric Fence - still reliable?



On Fri, 18 Dec 2009 11:18:30 +0000, Bastien wrote:

> > $ eog
> > 
> >   Electric Fence 2.2.2 Copyright (C) 1987-1999 Bruce Perens <bruce 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:

> ElectricFence Aborting: free(8941480): address not from malloc().
> Illegal instruction (core dumped)

Even "irssi" runs into that one.


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