[vtk-developers] "vtkCommonCoreTcl-TestEmptyInput" fails due to use-after-free in vtkDataEncoder

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Tue Mar 31 11:06:15 EDT 2015

On Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:34:52 -0400, Ben Boeckel said:

>> The OS X one has similarly low overhead, and as such has been enabled
>> on all my dashboards for ages.
>How is it enabled? Environment? Or is it special tooling?

Seems you found it, but for completeness, here's how I enable them on my dashboards:


(scroll down to "dashboard_hook_test".)

I suggest also turning on MallocErrorAbort, which will cause certain memory errors to abort instead of just log.  See 'man malloc' (on OS X).


Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com 
Mac Software Developer              Montréal, Québec, Canada

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