Subject: threads broken on amd64 ?
To: NetBSD amd64 <email@example.com>
From: Nicolas Joly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/23/2003 11:08:41
While testing some of our programs, i discovered that threads seems to
be badly damaged on NetBSD amd64. Every program linked with pthread
library crash ... The same programs, if non threaded, work fine.
Even the NetBSD threads regression tests crash with apparently the
same problem :
njoly@calimero [lib/libpthread]> uname -a
NetBSD calimero.bis.pasteur.fr 1.6ZC NetBSD 1.6ZC (GENERIC.MP) #3: Tue Sep 23 10:00:52 CEST 2003 email@example.com:/local/src/NetBSD/objs/local/src/NetBSD/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC.MP amd64
njoly@calimero [lib/libpthread]> pwd
njoly@calimero [lib/libpthread]> make regress
regress ===> atexit
./atexit > output
if cmp /local/src/NetBSD/src/regress/lib/libpthread/atexit/../../libc/atexit/expected output; then echo PASSED; else echo FAILED; exit 1; fi
regress ===> barrier1
thread 0 entering barrier
*** Signal 10
njoly@calimero [lib/libpthread]> cd barrier1
njoly@calimero [libpthread/barrier1]> ls -l
drwxr-xr-x 2 njoly users 512 Jul 23 21:03 CVS
-rw-r--r-- 1 njoly users 178 Jan 30 2003 Makefile
-rwxr-xr-x 1 njoly users 10414 Sep 23 10:57 barrier1
-rw-r--r-- 1 njoly users 1413 Jan 30 2003 barrier1.c
-rw------- 1 njoly users 5992448 Sep 23 10:57 barrier1.core
-rw-r--r-- 1 njoly users 3728 Sep 23 10:57 barrier1.o
njoly@calimero [libpthread/barrier1]> gdb ./barrier1 ./barrier1.core
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This GDB was configured as "x86_64-unknown-netbsd1.6R"...
(no debugging symbols found)...
Core was generated by `barrier1'.
Program terminated with signal 10, Bus error.
Reading symbols from /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so...(no debugging symbols found)...
Loaded symbols for /usr/libexec/ld.elf_so
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libpthread.so.0...(no debugging symbols found)...
Loaded symbols for /usr/lib/libpthread.so.0
Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libc.so.12...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/lib/libc.so.12
#0 0x0000000040808e7d in _setcontext_u () from /usr/lib/libpthread.so.0
Thanks in advance,
Biological Software and Databanks.
Pasteur Institute, Paris.