FreeBSD10: lock order reversal with portsnap extract

Fernando Apesteguía fernando.apesteguia at
Sat Jun 1 14:27:46 UTC 2013

El 01/06/2013 15:44, "Walter Hurry" <walterhurry at> escribió:
> I'm installing FreeBSD10 (head; snapshot from 30 May 2013) into a VM.
> One of the first things I do is a 'portsnap fetch extract'. As soon as
> the extract starts it produces a 'lock order reversal' message with a KDB
> stack backtrace, but then proceeds successfully to verify the integrity
> and install the ports tree.
> Should I worry?

LORs should be avoided when possible but are not a bug per se.

You should check the pages listed here[1] to see if your lor has already
been reported.



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