[gclist] Debugging with Boehm GC

Boehm, Hans hans_boehm@hp.com
Fri, 4 May 2001 08:39:54 -0700

I just expanded the README.debugging file in the collector distribution into
a web page on debugging with the garbage collector.  It's at


Look at the section on prematurely reclaimed objects.

Corrections are appreciated.  (I noticed while writing this that some of the
blacklisting stuff, particularly -DPRINT_BLACK_LIST, is broken in 6.0alpha7.
I'm already working on that.)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: elmex@x-paste.de [mailto:elmex@x-paste.de]
> Sent: Friday, May 04, 2001 5:59 AM
> To: gclist@iecc.com
> Subject: [gclist] Debugging with Boehm GC
> Hi,
> i just go into the Boehm GC's source and
> try to debug my problem.
> (see above in the list)
> I try to find out when my struct gets overwritten, but
> i don't know where the GC stores it's lists with allocated 
> objects.
> Could anyone tell me how i can find out when my structs gets 
> overwritten?
> cya