[Mono-list] set G_SLICE=debug-blocks (was:Re: How to build mono w/o glib (pb))

Ale2008 vesely at tana.it
Sun Jul 13 14:20:07 EDT 2008

Ale2008 wrote:
> I wrote:
>> FWIW, mono compiles quite nicely with gcc 2.96, except for a few C 
>> twists. However, make check freezes when it tries to verify 
>> ByteFX.Data.dll. I'll seek your help again as soon as I can figure out 
>> what's happening.
> Astonishingly, that seems to be a bug in glib's memory allocation. I 
> didn't file a bug on bugzilla.gnome.org (yet); however, I reported it 
> on the mailing list, see:
> http://www.nabble.com/Astonishing-allocation-bug-in-glib-2.16.4-compiled-with-gcc-2.96-to18428394.html

The bug is in mono. I' going to file some.

Major point for all users: set G_SLICE=debug-blocks most of the times.
That is, unless you can bet there are no bugs :-)

Unfortunately, even mono's test suite runs without that. That's nonsensical.

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