I've introduced a --disable-gc ./configure option to aid in debugging.=20
It disables the garbage collector completely and does not link the
executable with libgc at all.
note: The same heap corruption is still happening in this build, so this
categorically rules out libgc as part of the problem.
However, I am leaving --disable-gc in CVS as it is still helpful when
debugging (it's not the default; you will have to specify it). Just be
aware that a --disable-gc build will leak memory, since it is generally