thread-unsafe syslog code in libc?
rwatson at freebsd.org
Sun Aug 15 13:37:36 PDT 2004
On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, John Polstra wrote:
> The above is only to handle an unusual error case.
> There is some thread-unsafeness here, but it doesn't look like it would
> matter under normal conditions.
So maybe we're dealing with a user space race where multiple threads
attempt to do a first syslog in parallel?
Martin -- do we know exactly what that application does threadwise to
generate this problem?
Robert N M Watson FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org Principal Research Scientist, McAfee Research
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