boot-time crash in today's -current, and other threading problems

Doug Barton dougb at
Thu Nov 22 02:26:24 PST 2007

Doug Barton wrote:
> I'm spamming everyone who's had fingers in the threading code lately
> since I can't seem to find a specific commit that looks guilty.
> On 19 Nov. I updated my -current system and noticed a regression where
> alpine (a new version of the pine mail client that uses threads) would
> crash while opening my mail folders with a sig 6. I figured I'd wait a
> day or two since it was obvious that there was some work going on with
> threads, and other things were working.

Ok, double good news. Things are nice and stable with the patch
Attillio sent me, and after doing the installworld and rebooting
alpine is working again, so hopefully I was right about just catching
the upgrade train at a bad station.



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