[vdr] [PATCH] rcu NPTL fix for 1.3.34

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Nov 5 16:36:02 CET 2005


Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>>[...]
>>Well, I don't have a good feeling simply throwing out the
>>locks here just because NPTL can't handle them.
> 
> 
> NPTL is fine. The way vdr used and maybe still uses locks at some
> places was/is wrong (stuff like sleeping while locked). LinuxThreads
> support has been removed from glibc btw. LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=... will
> no longer work as workaround in the future.

Well, can you point out exactly what VDR does wrong in rcu.c?
I don't think it is sleeping while locked...

Klaus



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