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perl-5.5.670 dumps core when built 64-bit with perl malloc

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From:
Alan Burlison
Date:
March 1, 2000 10:18
Subject:
perl-5.5.670 dumps core when built 64-bit with perl malloc
Message ID:
38BD5EDB.63FE1D39@uk.sun.com
Just built 5.5.670 with -Duse64bitint -Duse64bitall -Duselongdouble, and
when building a string > 1Gb perl dumps core in morecore.

It appears that the chunked sbrk patch is missing, so any attempt to
sbrk more than 2Gb of memory will fail, as sbrk only takes a signed 32
bit int as a parameter.

Alan Burlison

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