[lazarus] Problems on Fedora with Lazarus
John The Ripper
ripper at arsis.net
Sat Nov 8 07:44:17 EST 2003
On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 13:49, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On 08 Nov 2003 13:31:33 +0100
> John The Ripper <ripper at arsis.net> wrote:
> > Just yesterday I installed Fedora and find it very surprising that for
> > the first time in my life Lazarus doesn't work. It just throws out
> > without even showing any Window, with exception "out of memory" to
> > console
> Sounds like an endless loop.
Yep, it reports that exception occured in exception if I remeber
> > After that I tried with fpc 1.9, same result except MessageBox "Out of
> > Memory" showed up.
> Can you start it with gdb and send a backtrace?
Later maybe, but as I stated, now that lazarus is not working. My
notebook unfortunately stayed at home^^
I will send it later this day, is that some special option in gdb or
something, I'm really not familiar with gdb in console mode, back when I
was coding in c, at least until fpc and lazarus were usable I was always
to lazy and used ddd
> > I even recompiled fpc 1.0.10 if some libraries would be mismatched in
> > binary, but there was the same result as before.
> > Now I'm stuck with a real problem. If there's no solution I would have
> > to abandon one of those two. But problem is that Fedora is just to great
> > to go back, as snappy Linux as Fedora is, well it reminds people on
> > times when user interfaces were simple, light fast and responsive as
> > possible. Difference in speed to RH9 I was using before is impossible to
> > compare.
> > Well, fact is that not having Fedora on my notebook is not really hard
> > to imagine, all it would need it would be to stop coding during my
> > breaks and when I'm not at home. But as it seems Fedora as good as it is
> > will probably sooner gain than loose people. At least those who missed
> > apt and other goodies.
> > I'm not an expert but that maybe a clue. There are 3 major differences
> > between RH9 and Fedora.
> > 1. nptl threads
> > 2. Prelinking: From an end user perspective, it will make applications
> > load faster, as dynamicly linked libraries will be loaded ahead of time
> > into unused memory.
> > 3. Exec-Shield: Exec-shield purports to randomize VM addresses and make
> > parts of applications (as well as their stack) non-executable. Think of
> > it as "damage control" for security holes. The integrated stack
> > protection (that the Exec-shield kernel addition replaces/includes) is
> > very important for foiling buffer overflow attacks
> > Funny thing is, all other software RH9 rpms that I tried are working as
> > they should, out of src.rpm or rpm.
> > btw. lazarus was tried only by compiling from 4 different cvs versions
> > (1 from yesterday and 3 versions which were working perfectly on RH9)
> > which I found on my disk.
> > I don't know if that helped anything but here it is anyway
> > ^^
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