Bill Kelly wrote:
> Updated to latest subversion ruby_1_8_6 branch, revision 17546.
> (patchlevel 231)
> 
> However, still getting a seg fault on:
> 
> ruby -ve 'str = "A"*(2**16) ; loop{ str << str ; puts str.size }'
> ruby 1.8.6 (2008-06-22 patchlevel 231) [i686-linux]
> 131072
> 262144
> -e:1: [BUG] Segmentation fault

It looks like this issue has been fixed in revision 17530 in the 
ruby_1_8 branch, but the change hasn't been merged into ruby_1_8_6.

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Phil Ross
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