crash just after loading Deflater.class

Alexandre Oliva oliva at
Mon Sep 14 06:42:49 PDT 1998

Alexandre Oliva <oliva at> writes:

> I've noticed that, with the latest snapshots of Kaffe, I've become
> unable to run jar.  For a command line as simple as:

> kaffe -verbosejit -verbosegc -verbose -c0vf test.jar .

> /home/msc/oliva/src/kaffe/kaffe/kaffevm/mem/gc-mem.c:254: failed assertion `blk->free != 0'
> Abort (core dumped)

That was a minor thinko in the malloc() statement that allocated the
dstream data structure.  Here's a fix for that problem, and some other
potential problems I have foreseen.

Now I can run `jar' with kaffe 0.10.1, but not with 1.0.b1, because
ZipOutputStream is not fully implemented.

Alexandre Oliva
mailto:oliva at mailto:aoliva at
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil
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