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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] some pending shutdown bugs
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2007 18:43:35 GMT
Rana Dasgupta wrote:
> Hi,
> I went through a set of old and new shutdown bugs. Right now they are
> all assigned to Weldon.
>  3582: This is a hang problem for gc.Manythreads that I have off and
> on on multicore machines. It happens due to mutex corruption when non
> responding daemon threads ( during shutdown ) are terminated. There is
> a patch for this which weakens the locks for the shutdown thread so
> that it does not hang. This has been discussed elsewhere.
> 3272: Similar problem. Test attached. It intentionally causes
> deadlock on some daemon threads. Linux uses deferred cancellation and
> pthread_mutex_lock() { where the deadlocked threads are } is not a
> cancellation point. However, this does not block the shutdown thread
> in any way, and shutdown happens cleanly. We should close it.
> 3151 and 2187: dups . The changes in shudown handling of daemon
> threads has fixed both bugs, they don't repro.
> 3314: This is a tools bug, but related to the same shutdown hang
> issue. My tools environment is messed up and I could not do much with
> this. But it may be fixed by 3582 and the recent shutdown changes.

If Weldon isn't able to pick up some of these then I can help look at them.


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