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From Falco Schwarz <>
Subject Re: Event and atomics, round II
Date Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:26:05 GMT
Our company would have run into the problem, though I knew it beforehand and avoided the problem
on affected servers by switching back to prefork. We have setup our servers to build all shared
mpms anyways, so this wasn’t a big problem.

All the affected systems were in fact 32bit SLES (10 and 11). Is your workaround started in
trunk complete? I would like to test if the problem is solved by the workaround on affected

On 16 Dec 2013, at 16:25, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:

> Now that 2.4.7 has been out for awhile, I would have assumed
> that if people were hitting the "atomics not working as
> expected" error (using unsigned as signed), we would have
> started hearing about it... But, afaik, we haven't.
> So this leads me to the following discussion: should we stay
> with the "workaround" started in
> where we use an zero-point offset, or go back to the old method,
> or do something else?

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