Ticket #719 (closed bug: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

out of memory running a tcl spec test

Reported by: coke Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: core Version: trunk
Severity: medium Keywords:
Cc: Language: tcl
Patch status: Platform:

Description

This spec test used to run to completion: now it panics, out of memory.

Grab a copy of  partcl and install svn-latest of parrot.

make spectest # you can kill this once it starts running parrot.
~/bird/bin/parrot tcl.pbc t_tcl/cmdIL.test #run the 

This yields

<SNIP>
++++ cmdIL-1.29 PASSED
Parrot VM: PANIC: Out of mem!
C file src/gc/alloc_memory.c, line 142
Parrot file (not available), line (not available)

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Version     : 1.2.0-devel
Configured  : Thu May 28 00:11:20 2009 GMT
Architecture: i386-linux
JIT Capable : Yes
Interp Flags: (no interpreter)
Exceptions  : (missing from core)

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Change History

Changed 5 years ago by coke

Here's a much shorter tcl snippet that exhibits the same memory issues:

for {set i 0} {$i < 2000} {incr i} {
  set x {}
  for {set j 0} {$j < $i} {incr j} {
    lappend x 1435753299
  }
  puts $i
}

Changed 5 years ago by coke

  • lang set to tcl

Changed 5 years ago by jkeenan

  • component changed from none to hll_interop

Changed 5 years ago by coke

  • component changed from hll_interop to core

Changed 5 years ago by coke

  • keywords tcl blocker removed
  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

Memory usage on this peaks closer to 70K now, allowing the snippet to run to completion[0].

[0] extremely slowly, but that's a ticket for another day.

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