A plea from Rakudo-land

Bob Rogers rogers-perl6 at rgrjr.dyndns.org
Sun Jul 5 00:07:56 UTC 2009

   From: Andrew Whitworth <wknight8111 at gmail.com>
   Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 14:41:13 -0400

   . . .

   I used mem_allocate_zeroed_typed in r39881, and fixed this second
   segfault in r39882. I no longer see any GC-related bugs in the rakudo
   spectest suite. Until a new one is found, I'm declaring "Mission

   --Andrew Whitworth

Then get ready:  I have a similar challenge for you.  ;-}

   I've been seeing a failure since December that still fails in r39884,
appears to be a memory corruption issue, and requires a huge test case
to reproduce, because it is extremely sensitive to small changes in
either Parrot or the test case itself.  See TT#39 [1] for a writeup, and
be sure to get the updated version of the test case [2] from my Web

   And thanks in advance to anyone who can help with this.

					-- Bob Rogers

[1]  https://trac.parrot.org/parrot/ticket/39

[2]  http://www.rgrjr.com/perl/bug-39-090614.tgz

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