[kaffe] GC bug: gcFree: Assertion `!!!"Attempt to explicitly free nonfixed object"' failed

Helmer Krämer hkraemer at freenet.de
Thu Jun 9 04:36:42 PDT 2005

Daniel Bonniot <Daniel.Bonniot at inria.fr> wrote:

Hi Daniel,

> Here is a reproducible GC bug with kaffe HEAD. It's a regression, as it does 
> not happen with 1.1.5.
> This happens when compiling two small programs with the Nice compiler's 
> testsuite. Therefore, you'll need the Nice compiler, precisely the nice.jar 
> file. I've reproduced with several versions, including 0.9.10 which is in 
> Debian at the moment. http://nice.sf.net/nice.jar should also do.

thanks for the report and the instructions how to reproduce
the bug.

I've just committed a fix which makes the testsuite succeed.

Does anybody remember other occurrences of this assertion
failure? It may well happen that they are also solved now.


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