[vdr] [PATCH] rcu NPTL fix for 1.3.34

Ludwig Nussel ludwig.nussel at gmx.de
Sat Nov 5 17:40:32 CET 2005


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 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...

I didn't look at that specific code.

cu
Ludwig

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