Comment 0 for bug 1081734

bhs (bharath-vegito) wrote :

- malloc sleeps continously when the mallocstress application which part of ltp package is executed in a loop.
- From gdb backtrace it appears to be for a futex to be released in libc code. This is deadlock in glibc

There are some discussions going on for including this fix in next eglibc release.
emails
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-06/msg00648.html
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.glibc.alpha/23397
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-07/msg00027.html
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-08/msg00163.html
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.extras.cvs/832985

discussion in http://sourceware-org.1504.n7.nabble.com/BZ-13939-malloc-deadlock-td13648.html#none