[opensource-dev] ok wtf is this?

Dave Booth dave at meadowlakearts.com
Tue Sep 6 17:23:01 PDT 2011


On 9/6/2011 1:05 PM, Robert Martin wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 3:25 AM, Nicky D.<sl.nicky.ml at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>
>> As strange as this might sound, 6/12 GB might be too much.
>>
>> There are a lot of casts down to U32. There might be a hidden overflow there,
>> turning some counter into a very small number.
>> _______________________________________________
> it may then be something in the pool causing a C5* type error where
> the code does not handle that large of a total memory and wraps around
> the memory space.
>
>
> * a C5 Galaxy is a very large cargo plane and if you are not careful
> things can get very messy. Even some airports that handle Jumbo Jets
> can't handle a C5.
>
> Empty weight: 380,000 lb (172,370 kg)
> Loaded weight: 769,000 lb (348,800 kg)
>
> anybody wanna bet that some counter in the code should be the next size bigger??
>
>
>

The only ones I ever shipped on were your good old reliable herky-birds 
:) I'm betting the level of discomfort when they were rigged with seats 
probably scaled up in proportion to the size with the galaxy? Sooner you 
than me dude.


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