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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: threads
Date Sun, 14 Jul 1996 21:02:04 GMT
> Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > 
> > > I thought this comment was interesting. I don't have this on our
> > > Solaris box. Anyone else?
> > 
> > I do.
> > 
> Which comment... Mine about seeing child processes just churning away
> and chewing CPU?


This one.

FYI - I have very few problems with our Solaris box that can be
related to Apache. I did however recently have some spinning 
children that seemed to be caused by use of an imagemap that had
the DOS newlines. I haven't taken time to look to see where the
problem might be. Sound familiar?

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From: (Bob Bishop)
Subject: Re: Some interesting papers on BSD ...
Cc: Bruce Evans <>,,,
Precedence: bulk

>[...] Sun, when they were
>writing Solaris, is rumored to have produced "warlock."  This program
>would go through all your sources and warn of potential deadlock
>situations in them.  They never released it as they considered it a
>competitive advantage to them...

Warlock became lock_lint. From

>>lock_lint(1)              User Commands              lock_lint(1)
>>     lock_lint - verify use of locks in multi-threaded programs
>>     lock_lint subcommand
>>     lock_lint is a tool that statically analyzes ANSI  C  source
>>     code  to  aid  in  the detection of data races and deadlocks
>>     caused by inconsistent usages of  mutex  and  readers-writer
>>     locks. [etc]

I don't have it here, us tightwads use gcc on Solaris.

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