svn commit: r211982 - head/sbin/hastd

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at
Mon Aug 30 23:28:30 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 10:59:45AM +0300, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 12:06:05AM +0000, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> > Author: pjd
> > Date: Mon Aug 30 00:06:05 2010
> > New Revision: 211982
> > URL:
> > 
> > Log:
> >   Use sigtimedwait(2) for signals handling in primary process.
> >   This fixes various races and eliminates use of pthread* API in signal handler.
> Replying to the random commit.
> In the multithreaded process, after the fork in the child, you shall
> not call any not async-signal safe functions. I suppose that hook_execv()
> exposes the issue, calling into some stdio functions and sysconf().

Right. It should be fixed it in r212038. Now all the hooks are executed
from the main (non-threaded) process. This also makes it easier to drop
privs in the worker processes in the future, now that we don't execute
anything from them.

Thanks for pointing that out.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek             
pjd at                 
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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