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- Subject: Re: A crash bug in v5.1.4
- From: "Thomas Harning Jr." <harningt@...>
- Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 10:24:29 -0400
On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 9:19 AM, Mike Pall<email@example.com> wrote:
> Hans van der Meer wrote:
>> Did someone find out why the bug does not seem to appear on the
>> Macintoshes I have seen tested (like Powerbook G4 by Asko Kauppi) and
>> does on some others? Just interested.
> The bug causes a reference to memory which has been deallocated.
> This has unpredictable effects, mostly depending on the memory
> allocator provided by the OS. A crash is only one possible outcome.
> Running Lua under Valgrind reliably detects the problem every time.
Is the short bugfix by Mike Pall the likely one incorporated into the
Lua buglist as the fix... or is there a different solution by the Lua
Thomas Harning Jr.