svn commit: r191769 - stable/7/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/errata

Hiroki Sato hrs at
Sun May 3 21:21:18 UTC 2009

Author: hrs
Date: Sun May  3 21:21:17 2009
New Revision: 191769

  Add an entry for a lock order reversal that can cause a deadlock.
  Reviewed by:	kib
  Approved by:	re (implicit)


Modified: stable/7/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/errata/article.sgml
--- stable/7/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/errata/article.sgml	Sun May  3 18:29:04 2009	(r191768)
+++ stable/7/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/errata/article.sgml	Sun May  3 21:21:17 2009	(r191769)
@@ -169,6 +169,14 @@
       workaround, you can boot using the bootonly or livefs CDROM and
       then swap in disc1 once sysinstall starts.</para>
+    <para>[20090504] A lock handling error has been found in
+      interaction between &man.malloc.3; implementation and threading
+      library.  When a multi-threaded process calls the &man.fork.2;
+      system call in a thread and the &man.malloc.3; function in
+      another thread, it can cause a deadlock in the child process.
+      An Errata Notice to fix this problem is planned for this problem
+      after the release.</para>
   <sect1 id="late-news">
     <title>Late-Breaking News and Corrections</title>

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