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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: buffered files read after apr_file_close()'ed
Date Mon, 02 Dec 2013 00:34:58 GMT
On 02.12.2013 01:29, Eric Covener wrote:
> I am looking at a httpd bug that causes a hang on windows but succeeds on unix.
> It seems that (short) files are opened w/ buffering, read,
> apr_file_closed, and read again [succesfully on unix]
> On Unix, they sare satisfied out of the buffer.  file->fileset is -1.
> On Windows, the destroyed apr_thread_mutex causes a hang.
> Is reading from the closed file on the extreme bogus end of the
> spectrum as I suspect and just getting lucky on the unix case?

I'd certainly call a successful read from a closed file a bug.

> Should they blow up in 2.0 during a read if they've been closed?

Dunno ... my gut feeling in cases like this is to just leave it be.
Developers should have some fun finding heisenbugs, too. :)

-- Brane

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