2.0.31pre9: showstopper

Chris Evans (chris@ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk)
Wed, 10 Sep 1997 20:28:47 +0100 (BST)


Regrettably the squake segfault is still present in 2.0.31pre9. I would
call this a showstopper. The program bombs out on startup. Unless,
strangely, the machine is heavily loaded. This is repeatable. Also
repeatably, squake (v1.1) works fine with 2.1.54, 2.1.48, and (I

This problem was reported around 2.0.31pre7 by myself, Michael J., and at
least one other person. I can't ascertain what's going on; strace seems to
indicate a couple of mprotect()'s are the last things done before death.
Alas, I have no source with which to debug... ;-)

Can others verify this nasty problem?