1.7.15-1: pthread_cancel and pthread_kill not working as expected
Thu May 24 16:14:00 GMT 2012
On May 24 17:03, Otto Meta wrote:
> On 2012-05-24 13:19, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > You know that Cygwin is just a user space DLL, right? There's no state
> > information kept in the OS beyond the lifetime of any process using the
> > Cygwin DLL. In case of pthreads, there's no state at all shared with
> > other processes.
> Yes, thatâs exactly why Iâm confused about it.
> > But even if so, if you stop *all* Cygwin processes and then start
> > another one, all info from the old processes is gone and you should be
> > back to normal. If that's not the case, I would suspect a case of BLODA.
> Yes, I tried that and it changed nothing. I took the chance to uninstall
> some unused software and stopped all dodgy-sounding Windows services,
> including Windows Defender, so that the only thing left from the BLODA
> was the nVidia driver: No change.
> Rebasing also didnât help.
> >> If the test code includes semaphore.h but doesnât even use any of its
> >> functions it fails right away, just like before. A reboot doesnât help.
> > Is that with the same "read" testcases you sent two days ago? If so, I
> > can't reproduce it. I ran both tests in a loop, with and without an
> > additional semaphore.h, but to no avail. They both just work.
> Yes, same tests (the ones blocking on read()), but the semaphore.h was
> probably unrelated after all.
> I also ran the tests continuously and discovered the following:
> Running the same test several times manually from a cmd shell works a
> few times, then fails. Running the async and deferred tests alternating
> from cmd works, even after they failed previously.
> Running one of the tests manually from bash fails most of the time.
Weird. I tried under CMD now as well, but it still runs and runs and
runs, without a failure. Tested on XP, W7, and 2008 R2.
Another idea is that your system also fails due to the problem reported
I'm just about to generate another snapshot. You could see if that
helps for some reason. I doubt it, but still...
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