test for rtems_workspace_greedy_allocate
chrisj at rtems.org
Mon Feb 8 04:51:34 UTC 2021
On 8/2/21 2:41 pm, Chris Johns wrote:
> I see the call `rtems_workspace_greedy_allocate` is in `src/rtems` and publicly
> available via the installed header file `rtems/support.h`.
Sorry the code is libcsupport.
> Are there tests for this and similar support calls?
> I ask because tests in rtems.git and rtems-libbsd.git testsuites depend on this
> call and it appears to be broken on psim and PowerPC hardware. Recent psim test
> results from Joel show `spprivenv01.exe` failing and I think it is
> `rtems_workspace_greedy_allocate` or friends that maybe the issue ..
The in the test after calling greedy ...
... calloc ends up being called and the first alloc fails however the allocator
calls `rtems_malloc_extend_handler` and that ends up in the `sbrk` call in
Should the greedy call consume all memory that could be allocated and so does
the extend handler needs to be called until it has been exhausted as well?
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