Subject: Re: ksh lossage on sparc64
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 11/20/2000 12:48:55
On Mon, 20 Nov 2000, Martin Husemann wrote:
: What now happens on sparc64 is: the sigchld function modifies the struct
: pointed to by "j" in this loop, returns, thus waking up the sigsuspend a
: few lines below, continues to the "while" check and still has the old value
: of j->state in a register, checks against that and continues the loop one
: more time - thus blocking in "sigsuspend" again.
Which means that this is a bug in gcc, not a bug in the ksh code.
I'll see what I can find out about the codegen, and may submit a gcc PR.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> * http://www.wasabisystems.com/
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