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Hi Michael, On 5/21/06, Michael Wojcik <Michael.Wojcik at microfocus.com> wrote: > > > From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org > > [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of Guillaume Dallaire > > Sent: Friday, 19 May, 2006 14:11 > > > > I got this error when commiting binary files : > > > > Checking in a.gif; > > /tmp/repository/tests_cvsnt/a.gif,v <-- a.gif > > *** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0xb7ceadc7 *** > > cvs [commit aborted]: received abort signal > > This was discussed on the list back in February. See: > > http://www.cvsnt.org/pipermail/cvsnt/2006-February/023745.html > > There is probably a bug in the CVSNT server, possibly a duplicate free, > in some circumstances, which is triggering the automatic heap validation > code in newer versions of glibc. (It's also possible that this is a bug > in some library that CVSNT calls, or in glibc itself, though that's less > likely.) > Setting MALLOC_CHECK_=0 when calling the client (not the server) fixed this issue. thanks Guillaume