On 13-Jan-01 Matthew Thyer wrote:
> Mike Heffner wrote:
>> On 13-Jan-2001 Matthew Thyer wrote:
>> | Does anyone recognise where 0xd0d0d0d0 may have come from ?
>> |
>> [snip]
>> Read the "Tuning" section of malloc(3). 0xd0 is what allocated and
>> deallocated
>> memory is set to. xscreensaver is probably not initializing malloc()'d
>> memory,
>> and therefore it's left at 0xd0. A work around is to turn off this feature:
>> ln -s aj /etc/malloc.conf
>> however, xscreensaver should be fixed instead.
> Yes, that's what I'm trying to achieve.  I thought it was "0xdeadcode"
> that got put in the malloc'd memory but if that's changed then thanks
> for the lead.

0xdeadc0de is used by kernel malloc, and 0xd0d0d0d0 by the userland malloc,


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