[erlang-questions] malloc is not thread-safe in glibc

Michael Truog mjtruog@REDACTED
Wed Sep 23 21:44:13 CEST 2009

In case you were wondering, this should relate to the RHEL release here:
(so the release is relatively new)

Michael Truog wrote:
> Wouldn't this malloc glibc bug affect Erlang?
> http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6952
> The glibc maintainer works for RedHat and they have an update for RHEL. 
> The ptmalloc3 in the bug report is here:
> http://www.malloc.de/en/
> Since it is architecture dependent, it wouldn't be a problem for
> everyone.  Just was surprised to see it.
> - Michael
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