Subject: Re: Memory allocation errors in hkgtigen in Fedora 28 and 30 beta
To: Pedro Rodriguez <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Roderick Johnstone <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 16:21:02 +0100
Thanks for the update. It seems that the work around is good enough to
be going on with. Hopefully the analysts can come up with a permanent
solution in due course.
On 29/04/2019 16:38, Pedro Rodriguez wrote:
> thank you very much for the detailed analysis made on the fatal error
> issued by rgsproc.
> SAS analysts have been able to identify the task hkgtigen as the one
> for the fatal error. The error is issued also when processing EPIC pn and
> data and not only associated to RGS. Furthermore, the problem is persistent
> forthcoming SAS18.0 release.
> As mentioned in your email, the error occurs for most recent versions of
> glibc library but apparently there is nothing in their release notes that
> justify it. The SAS analysts are debugging the code as well as re-checking
> the library release notes and SAS compilation options to understand
> origin of the problem and, eventually, fix it.
> Meanwhile, for future questions in our helpdesk about the same or similar
> we will refer to the workaround in your email to set MALLOC_CHECK to 1 or
> If by the time of SAS18.0 is released we have not found a solution to the
> problem we are considering to add a specific entry in our SAS Watchout
> Thanks again,
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