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SubjectRe: Signal 11 - the continuing saga
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In article <20001212191719.A12420@vger.timpanogas.org>,
Jeff V. Merkey <jmerkey@vger.timpanogas.org> wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 09:22:55AM +0900, Rainer Mager wrote:
>> I have a tiny bash script that launches a Java swing app. If I run my
>> script from an xterm (or gnome-terminal or whatever) then it starts up fine.
>> If, however, I try to launch it from my gnome taskbar's menu then it dies
>> with signal 11 (the Java log is available upon request). This seems to be
>> 100% consistent, since I noticed it yesterday, even across reboots.
>> Interestingly, the same behavior occurs if I try to run the program from
>> withis JBuilder 4.
>> So, is this related to the larger signal 11 problems?
>
>There's a corruption bug in the page cache somewhere, and it's 100%
>reproducable. Finding it will be tough....

Unlikely. If the actual program data was corrupted, it would SIGSEGV
regardless of how it's executed.

I'd guess that the program has a bug, and depending on the arguments and
environment (especially the latter will be different), it shows up or
not. Things like not having a LOCALE set in either case or similar.

Linus
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