Hemm, too old release distro , no ? 4-5 year ago. It is time to
upgrade to something more recent , 5.7 5.8 . Rhel5.3 is not a good
distro for a developer isn't it ?

2012/10/10, Ramsay Jones <ram...@ramsay1.demon.co.uk>:
> Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Ramsay Jones <ram...@ramsay1.demon.co.uk> writes:
>>> The malloc checks can be disabled using the TEST_NO_MALLOC_CHECK
>>> variable, either from the environment or command line of an
>>> 'make test' invocation. In order to allow the malloc checks to be
>>> disabled from the 'config.mak' file, we add TEST_NO_MALLOC_CHECK
>>> to the environment using an export directive.
>> We would want to encourage people to test with cheap but effective
>> checks when available.  I do not see "malloc: using debugging hooks"
>> message anywhere when I run tests, but if you do, I'd rather see us
>> check if we can tell glibc to stop doing so first without disabling
>> the whole test.  Your patch feels like the first step to a slipperly
>> slope whose destination would make us say "we get too many messages
>> so let's do nothing in "make test" with this configuration." when
>> taken to the extreme, and obviously we would not want to go there
>> ;-).
> [sorry for the late reply, I've been away ...]
> Yes, but ... I really don't see that this patch would encourage anyone
> to skip the malloc checks, who wasn't going to anyway! I didn't notice
> much of an increase in the running time of the tests, so that wouldn't
> discourage me. This idiotic message spewage is a different issue.
> (the complete loss of terminal scroll-back is particularly annoying)
> I had intended to run the tests with malloc checks enabled before
> submitting patches, testing -rc* builds etc., but have them disabled
> for day-to-day programming.
>> Besides, doesn't a simple instruction to export TEST_NO_MALLOC_CHECK
>> to your environment before running "make test" suffice?
> Yes, so I can simply disable the malloc checks in my ~/.bashrc file.
> However, it would be disappointing to have my config tweeks in two
> places ... :(
> I guess I can live with it ...
> ATB,
> Ramsay Jones

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