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Uwe Düffert
November 13, 2022 19:39
Re: perl-5.37.5 breaks texinfo-7.0
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On Sun, 13 Nov 2022, Dave Mitchell wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 13, 2022 at 07:09:12PM +0100, Uwe Düffert wrote:
>> What kind of debugging symbols are you interested in? Last time, one
>> suggestion was to build perl with -DDEBBUGGING, but that completely
>> concealed the problem,
> [...]
> So
>    ./Configure -DEBUGGING=-g
> is probably the one to try first;
I can confirm that this (with one more D) already adds line numbers to 
valgrind output.

> Another important option is
>    ./Configure  -Duseithreads
> which controls whether threads is enabled or not, and can make big changes
> to certain type of code (such as globally initialising locate state).
Full configure line used now is in

And produces this updated valgrind output:

> Well if you can get valgrind to complain about the double free with line
> numbers (along with an indication of the args you passed to Configure) 
> it would be a good place to start. We (or Karl, anyway) can take it from
> there.
Good luck, then ;-)

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