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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] blocked on futex

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Bart Trojanowski <bart-oclug [ at ] jukie [ dot ] net> wrote:
> While that could be that the bug is in libc, I'd bet it's the user of
> the pthread library that's not releasing the lock.

Certainly possible.

> Just googling for "python futex strace" shows few similar problems (with
> other software).  If you say that your python software does not do any
> locking or even use threads... then it could be a bug in python.
> Is it possible for you to try your software on a newer release of
> the python interpreter?

I tried building my own vanilla python.org 2.3.7 and it didn't fix the
issue. I could jump to 2.4 as we're going there soon anyway. I'm also
going to build without thread support in one version to confirm the
location of the problem.

Michael P. Soulier <msoulier [ at ] digitaltorque [ dot ] ca>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
--Albert Einstein


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