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Id: 119829
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: perl5

Owner: Nobody
Requestors: sprout <sprout [at]>

Operating System: darwin
PatchStatus: (no value)
Severity: low
Type: unknown
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Subject: usemymalloc cannot handle long strings
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 14:01:07 -0700
To: "perlbug [...]" <perlbug [...]>
From: Father Chrysostomos <sprout [...]>
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usemymalloc cannot handle long strings $ ./perl -Ilib -e 'my $x=" "x(${\2}**31+20);' Segmentation fault: 11 (gdb) bt #0 0x000000010007ac70 in fill_pat_4bytes (s=0x1009eda00 "ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??"..., nbytes=2147487744, fill=0x1004a9840 "ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??ޭ??????????????????AUTOLOAD") at malloc.c:1158 #1 0x000000010007a51f in morecore (bucket=31) at malloc.c:1772 #2 0x00000001000793ec in Perl_malloc (nbytes=2147479588) at malloc.c:1287 #3 0x000000010007bcd7 in Perl_realloc (mp=0x1009a9468, nbytes=2147483670) at malloc.c:2097 #4 0x000000010025d62c in Perl_sv_grow (my_perl=0x100803200, sv=0x100997460, newlen=2147483670) at sv.c:1532 #5 0x000000010030b6b7 in Perl_pp_repeat (my_perl=0x100803200) at pp.c:1729 #6 0x00000001001b016c in Perl_runops_debug (my_perl=0x100803200) at dump.c:2261 #7 0x0000000100060702 in S_run_body (my_perl=0x100803200, oldscope=1) at perl.c:2500 #8 0x000000010005f6d5 in perl_run (my_perl=0x100803200) at perl.c:2416 #9 0x0000000100001428 in main (argc=3, argv=0x7fff5fbffa80, env=0x7fff5fbffaa0) at perlmain.c:112 For me, it happens with any number larger than 1073745906. $ ./perl -Ilib -e 'my $x=" "x 1073745907' Segmentation fault: 11 I am also compiling with mad+threads, if that makes any difference. Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 19 subversion 3) configuration: Commit id: a496ca38c9dd66846ae327cc193078aee36ae004 Platform: osname=darwin, osvers=12.2.0, archname=darwin-thread-multi-2level uname='darwin pint.local 12.2.0 darwin kernel version 12.2.0: sat aug 25 00:48:52 pdt 2012; root:xnu-2050.18.24~1release_x86_64 x86_64 ' config_args='-Dusemymalloc -Duseithreads -Dmad -de -Dusedevel -Doptimize=-ggdb3 -Aoptimize=-O0 -DDEBUGGING' hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define useithreads=define, usemultiplicity=define useperlio=define, d_sfio=undef, uselargefiles=define, usesocks=undef use64bitint=define, use64bitall=define, uselongdouble=undef usemymalloc=y, bincompat5005=undef Compiler: cc='cc', ccflags ='-fno-common -DPERL_DARWIN -DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -fstack-protector -I/usr/local/include', optimize='-ggdb3 -O0', cppflags='-fno-common -DPERL_DARWIN -DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -fstack-protector -I/usr/local/include' ccversion='', gccversion='4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 4.2 (clang-425.0.27)', gccosandvers='' intsize=4, longsize=8, ptrsize=8, doublesize=8, byteorder=12345678 d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=16 ivtype='long', ivsize=8, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8 alignbytes=8, prototype=define Linker and Libraries: ld='env MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.3 cc', ldflags =' -fstack-protector -L/usr/local/lib' libpth=/usr/local/lib /usr/lib libs=-ldbm -ldl -lm -lutil -lc perllibs=-ldl -lm -lutil -lc libc=, so=dylib, useshrplib=false, libperl=libperl.a gnulibc_version='' Dynamic Linking: dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=bundle, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags=' ' cccdlflags=' ', lddlflags=' -bundle -undefined dynamic_lookup -L/usr/local/lib -fstack-protector' Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): Compile-time options: DEBUGGING HAS_TIMES MULTIPLICITY MYMALLOC PERLIO_LAYERS PERL_DONT_CREATE_GVSV PERL_HASH_FUNC_ONE_AT_A_TIME_HARD PERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT PERL_MAD PERL_MALLOC_WRAP PERL_NEW_COPY_ON_WRITE PERL_PRESERVE_IVUV PERL_TRACK_MEMPOOL PERL_USE_DEVEL USE_64_BIT_ALL USE_64_BIT_INT USE_ITHREADS USE_LARGE_FILES USE_LOCALE USE_LOCALE_COLLATE USE_LOCALE_CTYPE USE_LOCALE_NUMERIC USE_PERLIO USE_PERL_ATOF USE_REENTRANT_API Built under darwin Compiled at Aug 11 2013 14:54:13 @INC: lib /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.19.3/darwin-thread-multi-2level /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.19.3 /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.19.3/darwin-thread-multi-2level /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.19.3 /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl .
To: perl5-porters [...]
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 01:34:42 +0000
Subject: Re: [perl #119829] usemymalloc cannot handle long strings
From: Zefram <zefram [...]>
Fixed in commit 64072da0d64f4e24d5d3f53f391a1fb7a5121ac0. -zefram

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