Bug#806816: webkit2gtk: FTBFS on sparc64

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Mon Dec 7 10:55:23 UTC 2015

On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 07:57:36PM -0600, David Matthew Mattli wrote:

> > Thanks! Did you check if the browser works fine? You can use the
> > shipped MiniBrowser binary for that.

> Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately the MiniBrowser fails with a
> Bus Error. The problem doesn't appear to be with webkit though. gdb
> says the error is occuring in gtk and the other gtk apps I've tried
> failed similarly. I'll try to track down the gtk issue next.
> The other potential issue with webkit2gtk is that bmalloc assumes 4k
> pages and sparc64 has 8k pages. Does the Debian package use bmalloc
> by default? If so it will have to be disabled for sparc64 and use
> the system malloc instead. If you're not sure I'll verify what it's
> doing after I look at gtk.

It's using bmalloc by default, I can make it use the system malloc in
sparc64. Thanks for reporting this!


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