FreeBSD deadlock (with fork?)
ivoras at freebsd.org
Thu Sep 18 12:16:25 UTC 2008
David Naylor wrote:
> I have a program that spawns a lot of subprocesses (with pipes open) from
> multiple threads. The problem is the program often deadlocks, but not
> consistently. Sometimes the program can run over 5 times to competition
> without incidence and yet othertimes it locks within a few seconds.
> However if I limit the thread count to 1 the problem does not appear to be
> Here are the logs from gdb:
Are you sure it's not a design error in your program?
Your best bet for solving this problem is to try to create a minimum
program that will fail and post it here (don't post your whole program,
it's probably too big).
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