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Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 16:03:17 +0200 (IST)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: Wormy <wormy AT technologist DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Problems with MALLOC and FREE
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On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Wormy wrote:

> But if, at shutdown, I do
> 
> for (x=0; x<4096; x++)
>   if (mem[x] != NULL)
>     free (mem[x]);
> 
> IT HAPPENS... WELL, MORE THAN ONLY SOMETIMES THAT I GET A SIGSEGV!!!!!
> WHY IS THAT???

This usually means that your program either overwrites the buffers that 
you allocate (like if it puts more than 64 bytes into each 64-byte 
buffer), or that it free()'s some of the buffers more than once.

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