[mp-implementors] Re: [tex-live] mpost segfault

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Oct 26 09:35:12 CEST 2005

Karl Berry wrote:

>    No idea what's wrong. A compiler problem?
>I tried recompiling it on tug.org, using a different version of gcc,
>without optimization.  It still crashed.
>Gdb shows that it happens in dospecial, at mp2.c, line 1911.
>The line is this:
> mem [lastpending ].hhfield .v.RH = stashcurexp () ;
>lastpending is 2499996, which is apparently garbage -- "cannot access
>memory at address".

if it's related to specials ... change the mem settings in the cnf file 
and remake the format; there have always been bugs in that area


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