How to debug profiler warning about invalid memory location

Hello, I was curious about profiling (and learning how to do it) a code I wrote. Reading the official guide (here), I came across the ProfileView.jl package.

I simply used the @profview macro provided by the package and I can indeed obtain the flame graph and learn about my code execution. However, I also get a number of warnings

WARNING: profiler attempt to access an invalid memory location

is this indicating some sort of memory leak in my code? Couldn’t find any reference to this in any documentation

I’ve just run into this, and I’m wondering what this means, too.

It’s emitted from here: https://github.com/JuliaLang/julia/blob/38f2c594c49cec46d38be6dd614a5592582a3016/src/signals-unix.c#L692

And from https://linux.die.net/man/3/sigsetjmp

setjmp () and sigsetjmp () return 0 if returning directly, and nonzero when returning from longjmp (3) or siglongjmp (3) using the saved context.

And from wikipedia

The (apparent) return value from setjmp indicates whether control reached that point normally (zero) or from a call to longjmp (nonzero). This leads to a common idiom: if( setjmp(x) ){/* handle longjmp(x) */} .

That’s all I got. Not sure where the longjmp in question is.

I’m getting the same warning with my code and regular Profile (without any visualization). I’m using Julia 1.5.1 on MacOS.

I have also seen this; could it have to do with multithreading?

The code I’m using doesn’t make explicit use of Threads, though maybe there’s something going on under the hood with one of the subordinate packages.