[racket-dev] memory consumption (bug?) on Debian/kFreeBSD-i386

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Mon May 16 08:24:22 EDT 2011

At Wed, 11 May 2011 10:25:57 -0300, David Bremner wrote:
> On Tue, 10 May 2011 23:58:07 -0300, David Bremner <bremner at debian.org> wrote:
> > I don't claim to understand all the implications yet, but the following
> > patch seems to work, i.e. catching both SIGSEGV and SIGBUS with the same
> > handler.
> As a followup, I talked a bit more to the Debian/kFreeBSD developers and
> my current understanding is that which signal (SIGBUS or SIGSEGV) is
> received is determined by the version of libc the binary is run under.
> So the most robust solution (from the narrow perspective of running on
> different/upgraded kFreeBSD systems) is indeed to catch both signals. 
> One could of course do that for FreeBSD systems in general, but don't
> know what the tradeoffs are.

I finally pushed (a slight variant of) your patch.


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