[webkit-dev] Webkit mipsel crashing in arenaDelete

İsmail Dönmez ismail at namtrac.org
Tue Feb 16 00:31:32 PST 2010


On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Stephan Assmus <superstippi at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2010-02-16 at 08:50:21 [+0100], Bharathwaaj S <bharathwaaj.s at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I could port webkit to mipsel architechture using DirectFB Backend.
>> I've taken svn WebKitGtk release 1.1.8 present
>> here<http://trac.webkit.org/browser/releases/WebKitGTK/webkit-1.1.8>
>> .
>> I could get google.com homepage when I run GtkLauncher. But when I press any
>> the Google Search button, it crashes.
>> I added printfs in the code and I found that it is crashing in File
>> WebCore/rendering/RenderObject.cpp Function arenaDelete in the line
>> delete this
>> It also crashes when I reload the google page by pressing right click and
>> reload.
>> The same release when built for x86 runs fine.
>> Kindly help me in solving this issue.
> No idea if this is helpful or even applies to your problem, but during the
> Haiku porting effort, we found out that when using USE_SYSTEM_MALLOC=1,
> WebCore makes some assumptions about alignment of allocations that are not
> guarenteed when using malloc() (should use memalign()). When we switched to
> using the built-in TCSystemMalloc, those problems went away.

Thats interesting. How did you force TCSystemMalloc for Haiku port?


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