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Re: bugs in gnulib thread modules

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: bugs in gnulib thread modules
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:09:38 +0100
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Torvald Riegel wrote:
> > Can you give line numbers, please? lib/glthread/lock.c and 
> > lib/glthread/cond.c
> > are large files. If you have found bugs there, *of course* I want to have
> > them fixed.
> I can understand both points.  However, I'd suggest that you first try
> to find them (or that whoever maintains these files does); this is often
> a good exercise, and helps make oneself sensitive for concurrency
> problems.  If you don't want to do that first, I can give details.

We don't need to play "teacher and student" games here. I hold a 'Dr.',
like you. I have experience in other areas than you. If I wasn't
sensitive for concurrency problems, I wouldn't have introduced the
'lock' module in gnulib.

Can you please do me the favour and tell the line numbers of the two
observations that you spotted? Thanks.


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