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Re: Re : [BUG] Crash due to malloc call in signal handler

On Mon, 2019-12-16 at 18:04 +0100, Antoine C. wrote:
> I have tried this patch: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=1b67e963-46f97289-1b66622c-0cc47a6cba04-bb264a20abb211dd&u=https://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2019/msg01058.html
> The good news (actually a bad one as I will explain) is that I could not 
> reproduce it with my specific test script. With the original code, 
> it usually occurs within seconds; with the patch, I never get a crash 
> even after hours of execution, and trying to modify some delays.
> But I also tried with my "real life" scripts, and unfortunately I get a
> crash  twice today. There is a difference with previous version: the crash 
> usually occurred within minutes or a few hours, and now it is rather after 
> many hours.

Does sound like progress, thanks for the update.

> Here is a bt:

As you suspected, that's a normal, unsuspicious execution, with no signals
involved, so indeed it's probably already in a bad state.


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