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Re: next vforkup chapter: lwpctl
On Mon Feb 14 2011 at 14:27:10 +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 03:16:11PM +0200, Antti Kantee wrote:
> > The following patch makes a vfork child update the parent's lwpctl area
> > while the child is running. Comments or better ideas?
> I think this is a very good case of "don't do that". malloc after
> vfork() is just wrong. If rumphijack internally forces that for normal
> system calls, it should downgrade vfork() to fork().
This is not about rumphijack. Look at e.g. sh and make.
Even if you do fix them, it's not just limited to malloc either.
Anything that uses LWPCTL will be screwed up after vfork.
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