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    BI:w/some files, bulkimport dies with memory corruption error

    • Article Type: Known Issue
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 7.2.3
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Total Care; Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local

    Symptoms

    * Bulkimport crashes with memory corruption error message, beginning with
    *** glibc detected *** /m1/voyager/bin/{version}/bulkimport: double free or corruption (!prev): 0x0a6bf0c0 ***

    Defect Status

    Issue 16384-13073 resolved for Voyager 8.1.1 and higher.

    Workaround

    Disable glibc memory allocator strict checking by setting MALLOC_CHECK_=0 in the environment.

    Additional Information

    Replication steps:

    1. Import file of records: Pbulkimport –iBMERGE –f /m1/incoming/records.mrc
    2. BulkImport crashes:
    *** glibc detected *** /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport: double free or corruption (!prev): 0x0a6bf0c0 ***
    ======= Backtrace: =========
    /lib/libc.so.6[0xb07595]
    /lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x59)[0xb079d9]
    /m1/voyager/lib/2007.2.3/libstdc++.so.6(_ZdlPv+0x21)[0x79f571]
    /m1/voyager/lib/2007.2.3/libstdc++.so.6(_ZdaPv+0x1d)[0x79f5cd]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x85ba1c8]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x85bbac8]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x80546c4]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x8055947]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x805acbe]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x805ec8b]
    /lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xdc)[0xab3e9c]
    /m1/voyager/bin/2007.2.3/bulkimport[0x8050d41]

    Category: Batch jobs


    • Article last edited: 3/3/2015