We now also know that this only happens on Windows 2003 x86 machines which
have a Pentium 3 processor. My first attempt to provide an executable with
optimization and SSE2 support disabled have been unsuccessful. At this
point I don't think it's something that's related to Protocol Buffers, it
just seems to generate code that's not fully compatible with that processor
On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:37:24 PM UTC-5, Adam Cozzette wrote:
> It sounds like the static descriptor data is somehow getting corrupted. On
> the affected systems does it happen reproducibly every time the application
> starts up?
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 10:54 AM, Ingmar Koecher <ingmar....@gmail.com
>> I can now also confirm that this problem only occurs on Windows Server
>> 2003 x86 hosts.
>> On Monday, October 3, 2016 at 8:48:48 AM UTC-5, Ingmar Koecher wrote:
>>> We've been using protocol buffers for a couple of months (version 2,
>>> exclusively on Windows) and while it works on 99.9% of systems, on a few
>>> systems an application won't start with the following errors:
>>> [libprotobuf ERROR google\protobuf\descriptor_database.cc:315]
>>> Invalid file descriptor data passed to EncodedDescriptorDatabase::Add().
>>> [libprotobuf FATAL
>>> CHECK failed:
>>> generated_database_->Add(encoded_file_descriptor, size):
>>> Unfortunately I don't have access to those systems, so I can't debug it.
>>> I've tried to send special instrumented versions to capture the output, but
>>> I haven't been able to figure out what the issue is.
>>> I have a suspicion that it only affects Windows 2003 Servers, but I'm
>>> not sure. The protocol buffers are statically linked from Visual Studio
>>> Do these error messages ring a bell with anyone?
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