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re: kern/45647: kill from ddb broken
The following reply was made to PR kern/45647; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
To: yamt%mwd.biglobe.ne.jp@localhost (YAMAMOTO Takashi)
Cc: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, kern-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: re: kern/45647: kill from ddb broken
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 21:21:58 +1100
> > You could probably just mutex_tryenter(&proc_lock) and print a message if
> > it fails.
> i don't think tryenter is expected to handle cases like this.
> and of course, the mutex is not an only problem.
> IMO we should just close this PR.
> features like this has always been "works only if you are lucky enough".
they never work for DIAG kernels now. it's pretty annoying. a
"might work sometimes" fix is much better than simply failing.
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