[PATCH] cr_tests: Fix hang when robust futex lists are not restored during restart

Serge E. Hallyn serue at us.ibm.com
Thu Jul 9 13:58:53 PDT 2009


Quoting Matt Helsley (matthltc at us.ibm.com):
> The robust futex test can hang if the kernel fails to properly set the robust
> list pointer. This currently happens during restart. The test should not
> hang and instead should report failure.
> 
> Use a timeout to ensure that hangs are caught and reported as failure.

Doesn't seem to work though :)  The test still hangs on restart.

Not sure it's worth worrying about this, versus just getting the robust
futex restart fix into the kernel :)

thanks,
-serge


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