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Re: kern/45718 (processes sometimes get stuck and spin in vm_map)
The following reply was made to PR kern/45718; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Taylor R Campbell <campbell+netbsd%mumble.net@localhost>
To: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
Cc: kern-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: kern/45718 (processes sometimes get stuck and spin in vm_map)
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 19:23:58 +0000
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 05:14:06 +1000
From: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
this looks like the execargs pool leak that greg oster has a patch for.
@@ -1991,6 +1991,8 @@ spawn_return(void *arg)
Isn't that code path reachable only if someone uses posix_spawn?
Certainly nothing in a 5.1 userland will use posix_spawn, and although
I suppose my having run the 6.99.4 tests in a chroot might have
triggered it, it wouldn't explain the earlier problem I reported,
because I believe I reported that before posix_spawn was imported.
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