Re: Strange intermittent EIO error when writing to stdout since v3.8.0

From: David Howells
Date: Fri Jun 07 2013 - 15:56:42 EST

Peter Hurley <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Based on the other reports from Mikael and David, I suspect this problem
> may have to do with my commit 699390354da6c258b65bf8fa79cfd5feaede50b6:
> pty: Ignore slave pty close() if never successfully opened
> This commit poisons the pty under certain error conditions that may
> occur from parallel open()s (or parallel close() with pending write()).

In the case that I'm seeing, the tty in question isn't being opened and closed
regularly. A gcc build is dumping a load of stuff out through tee and tee
writes it to the tty it got as fd 1 from the parent shell.

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