[kaffe] build failure if old version present, ServletContext.setAttribute
Kevin D. Kissell
kevink at mips.com
Thu May 29 05:50:01 PDT 2003
> On Thu, 29 May 2003 13:42:07 +0200
> "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink at mips.com> wrote:
> > > > > From the traces you've sent in this thread, I would assume
> > > > > that this assertion failure only occurrs when you get a
> > > > > NullPointerException, is that correct?
> > > >
> > > > The past two times, that seemed to be the case. However, it's
> > > > different today, as shown below.
> > >
> > > There are actually two different assertions that fail:
> > >
> > > * The !INTS_DISABLED one somewhere in exception.c which seems to
> > > fail only after a NullPointerException. If that is correct, I
> > > would suspect that kaffe's signal handling doesn't work 100%
> > > correct on OpenBSD
> > One sees (or used to see) the same failure mode under Linux if the stack
> > frame or (more often) the frame pointer register is corrupted.
> With both, mips and i386?
While the corruption problem that I was looking at was specific
to MIPS, there is nothing architecture-dependent about that assert
failing once things are corrupted. I don't know about i386, but I
remember reading on this list that others have seen it on non-MIPS
platforms over the past year.
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