libjava test suite keeps getting stuck

Tom Tromey tromey@redhat.com
Thu Apr 19 17:56:00 GMT 2001


>>>>> "Zack" == Zack Weinberg <zackw@Stanford.EDU> writes:

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

How?

I think we already have special hacks for Linux threads.  Adding one
more won't hurt.

Tom



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