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

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Tue Mar 31 11:08:40 EDT 2015

On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:59:10 +1100, Andrew Maclean said:

>   Thankyou for this information! I have been trying to
>convert TestEmptyInput.tcl to python and have been getting random hangs in
>windows, now I know the cause!

Well, we sorta do.  There's various threading stuff in vtkDataEncoder and being an intermittent failure, there must be some kind of race there.  Something like Thread Sanitizer or hellgrind might catch it easily.  Those tools don't work well on OS X IIRC, maybe someone with linux could try?


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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