[gs-bugs] [Bug 691482] SEGV since rev. 11499

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Wed Jul 21 17:40:09 UTC 2010


Ray Johnston <ray.johnston at artifex.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
           Priority|P4                          |P1
         AssignedTo|ray.johnston at artifex.com    |michael.vrhel at artifex.com
           Severity|normal                      |blocker

--- Comment #1 from Ray Johnston <ray.johnston at artifex.com> 2010-07-21 17:40:05 UTC ---
This looks like the same problem as 691478. We have a limitation that userparam
strings need to either be in the executable as strings, or need to be stored
in non_gc_memory.

The problem stems from the way userparams are retained during garbage
in a param_list (collected by currentuserparams), but this param_list does not
get the pointers to strings relocated during the GC. Note that the param_dict
itself is correctly updated by reloc, it is just the pointers to the strings in
the param_list that are not traced and updated.

The 'profiledir' remains as of rev. 11523 which moved most of the strings to

Assigning to Michael since he is working on 691478 and this is probably a

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