Memory Corruption with AAs

Steve Teale steve.teale at
Fri Apr 2 23:24:20 PDT 2010

On Fri, 02 Apr 2010 23:01:48 -0700, Walter Bright wrote:
>> > Since it is single-threaded, it should crash in the same place in the
> same way every time. This means you can put an assert on the crashing
> data (even without gdb it can be found by inserting printf's), and
> slowly work it backward to where the data goes wrong.

According to an article I was reading that constancy does not apply with 
current Linux kernels. They deliberately randomize things to make life 
difficult for hackers.

I'll try to find it again - it's about debugging GCC itself.


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