FreeBSD deadlock (with fork?)

Tom Evans at
Thu Sep 18 14:02:23 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 06:31 +0200, David Naylor wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.  

Do you create threads, which then fork(), or do you fork() and then create threads? 

I think the former will not work..



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