[Box Backup] ./runtest.pl common debug fails

Martin Ebourne boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Wed, 16 Nov 2005 12:55:41 +0000

Ben Summers <ben@fluffy.co.uk> wrote:
> Differences in clib. The test expects that when a tiny allocated  
> block is resized to a very big block, its address will change as it  
> is moved from one pool to another. You clib doesn't appear to work  
> this way. The test is there to check that the memory leak detection  
> will keep on tracking the block even if it's address is changed.
> As I said, nothing to worry about. Just an incorrect assumption about 
>  malloc algorithms, which isn't even important to a running Box 
> Backup  system.

I've removed that check in one of my branches, since it fails for me on 
FC4, and as you say, it's an invalid check. Oddly, it always worked on 
FC2 and 3!