[PATCH] Cygwin: timerfd: avoid a deadlock

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Mon Jun 24 20:21:00 GMT 2019

On 6/24/2019 4:19 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> If a timer expires while the timerfd thread is in its inner loop,
> check for the thread cancellation event before trying to enter
> a_critical_section.  It's possible that timerfd_tracker::dtor has
> entered its critical section and is trying to cancel the thread.  See
> http://www.cygwin.org/ml/cygwin/2019-06/msg00096.html.

There's a stupid typo ("a_critical_section") above.  I'll fix it before 
committing, if the patch is accepted.


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