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Re: GMemVTable broken




On Sat, 2015-06-27 at 05:38 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> So, I just tried to use the memory profiler in glib, and I crashes
> really early because the gobject constructor (gobject_init_ctor) 
> calls
> g_malloc before main() is reached.
> 
> This means g_mem_set_vtable() is impossible to use. I don't 
> necessarily
> think this is all that bad. Honestly we should never have made it a
> vtable (one extra vfunc per malloc...) and instead do memory 
> profiling
> etc the "normal" way, i.e. LD_PRELOAD something with malloc
> interceptors. Maybe we should just remove all this code and keep
> g_mem_set_vtable as a dummy function that prints a deprecation 
> warning?

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=701694

I think.

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