Re: [2.6.2] Badness in futex_wait revisited
From: Dirk Morris
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 12:40:22 EST
No, I still get them in 2.6.4
To my knowledge, they only happen when one thread is blocked in a system
and another thread makes a system("foo bar") call.
The blocked thread will return with EINTR.
I see this usually in sem_wait, but also in epoll_wait sometimes.
Is it possible system() is causing the wrong process to get woken up?
Let me know if you need any further information, I can reproduce it
Jamie Lokier wrote:
Was the badness in futex_wait problem ever resolved?
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