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Re: possible fix for: PR# 39420 - stopped processes can hold locks
christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas) wrote:
> The following patch adds an optional sigset to the list of signals
> that we are not allowed to catch when waiting with PCATCH, and a
> flag 'PNOSTOP' that uses this feature. This is so that NFS
> interruptible mounts don't get stuck when people suspend their
> processes while the NFS client code is holding locks. This is a
> stopgap measure and is written in a way to minimize diffs.
Well, it's a hack. :) I do not think we should apply it to condvar(9).
Solution suggested by <yamt> in the PR would be better.
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