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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: One bug to close on win32; WAIT_ABANDONED
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2006 18:09:14 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> WAIT_ABANDONED, according to these notes, is a signal that the owning 
> thread
> has closed, and IIUC Win32 kernel will choose a new owner as a 'next step'.
> 
> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=38410
> 
> What happens on unix when the owner 'dies'?  Can we map this to some 
> consistent
> results from the apr call to apr_proc_mutex_[try]lock()?
> 
> I agree with the reporter, and will commit the fix in the next few hours if
> someone's able to explain the 'unix behavior' to me :)

(I should add since it's not in the notes yet that EINTR seems to map to this
concept of 'whoops something happened, retry if you like' - but I could be
totally off base.)

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