Subject: Re: "parked" processes hell: debug available..
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Markus W Kilbinger <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/18/2007 16:06:09
>>>>> "Nick" == Nick Hudson <> writes:


    >> > > I've been speaking with Nick and the problem is understood,
    >> > > basically gcc is generating assembly which breaks the
    >> > > restartable sequences in libpthread. Stay tuned.
    >> >
    >> > Ah, that does sound like it could be the problem. I "fixed"
    >> > this problem on my server by compiling libpthread with
    >> > COPTS="-O0" for the time being.
    >> Many thanks! this worked for me too (thus far).
    >> I hacked my libpthread/Makefile to add -O0 for now.

    Nick> Most arches are fixed with pthread_lock.c:1.28. I'm working
    Nick> on making this more robust.

With this recent change my cobalt qube2 seems to run fine again (esp.
pthread related).

Thanks, Markus.