libjava test suite keeps getting stuck

Zack Weinberg zackw@Stanford.EDU
Thu Apr 19 10:28:00 GMT 2001


On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 10:12:08AM -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> 
> If I run Divide_1 by hand it doesn't get stuck

Correction: it does.  The process the shell is waiting for terminates,
but there are two or three more processes which don't.  dejagnu
presumably waits for them all to die.

This is likely to be a long-standing bug in the Linux thread library.
exit(3) from the main thread does not reliably terminate all other
threads.  libjava may be assuming that it does.  The bug is more or
less unfixable, and needs to be worked around.

This is mainline, btw; the branch appears to be okay.

zw



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