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From "Pavel Rebriy (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-5534) [drlvm] RecursiveTest failure from the reliability test suite
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2008 07:00:25 GMT

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Pavel Rebriy commented on HARMONY-5534:

After a deep investigation I've found the root of the problem:
The problem is in pthread_kill() function. The function sends the signal to a given thread.
If a given thread could not be found pthread_kill() returns ESRCH error. This is in theory,
in practice pthread_kill() doesn't perform thread validation check and crashes in case illegal
thread argument.

This is known behavior of  pthread_kill() and it does so for performance reasons.

I'm going to fix the pthread_kill() call to perform thread validation check before the function

> [drlvm] RecursiveTest failure from the reliability test suite
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HARMONY-5534
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5534
>             Project: Harmony
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: DRLVM
>         Environment: M5 candidate (r628209) 
> Linux x86
>            Reporter: Andrey Yakushev
> api.kernel.thread.RecursiveThreadTest.RecursiveTest from the reliability test suite fails
after long successfull running with vm crach.

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