Memcached crashing on FreeBSD
brad at danga.com
Wed Apr 13 16:07:23 PDT 2005
> But look at what happens right after that:
> * Sensitive processes, somewhat arbitrarily defined here as setuid,
> * setgid, root and wheel cannot afford to have malloc mistakes.
> if (issetugid() || getuid() == 0 || getgid() == 0)
> malloc_abort = 1;
> Somewhat arbitrarily, and completely undocumented.
> So, Jason, you need to try and run memcached as a non-root user *and* with
> the _malloc_options change. If even that will fail with the same problem,
> we'll be back at square one.
Hah. Good detective work!
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