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Re: Statically initialising pthread attributes in dynamic dlls.

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 01:39:31AM +0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>On 24/02/2010 00:44, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I never saw the cygwin exception handler on the list twice when I was
>> debugging this.  That isn't supposed to happen and I don't see how it
>> could happen unless Windows is doing it since the code in
>> _cygtls::init_exception_handler is supposed to prevent that and, if it
>> was on the list twice bad stuff happened.
>> That actually looks like a typo above since you seem to have typed the
>> same address twice.
>> Anyway, I've revisited this code, just like I knew I would, and have
>> added YA in a long series of tweaks which seems to fix your particular
>> problem.  The fix is in the latest snapshot.
>  :( I think I can see where the next problem is going to arise already.
>  If we move el to the front of the list each time, what's going to happen
>when we eventually return from LoadLibrary, and el.prev is still pointing at
>the now-deallocated stack frames where LoadLibrary created its temporary

Unless you can show that LoadLibrary isn't smart enough to clean up
after itself in this scenario, I think it's a non-issue.


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