[racket] Amazon Linux update causes `require' in 5.1.1 to hang indefinitely?

From: Ray Racine (ray.racine at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jul 12 12:20:06 EDT 2011

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 10:46 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:

> An hour and a half ago, Greg Hendershott wrote:
> > I've discovered that the problem does NOT happen if I start racket
> > with -j a.k.a. --no-jit.
> >
> > ?
> It might be one of these things that prevent data execution.

I helped debug that on the 64 bit build when the jit first rolled out.  No
jit fine, with jit you got a clear segfault if the proper mprotect is not
set.  I'd guess it's the what the jit is compiling to as opposed to the
memory manipulations themselves that is causing it to spin.
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