pthread_mutex_unlock.c:87: __pthread_mutex_unlock_usercnt: Assertion `type == PTHREAD_MUTEX_ERRORCHECK_NP' failed.

Bug #1541254 reported by Bastien Jacquet on 2016-02-03
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ike (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

On Wily

Due to the following glibc bug :

ike fails to start with the following error:
iked: pthread_mutex_unlock.c:87: __pthread_mutex_unlock_usercnt: Assertion `type == PTHREAD_MUTEX_ERRORCHECK_NP' failed.

The ike bug has been reported there:

I propose to apply the suggested patch :
diff -r -u ike-orig/source/libith/libith.cpp ike/source/libith/libith.cpp
--- ike-orig/source/libith/libith.cpp 2012-02-10 08:05:36.000000000 +0100
+++ ike/source/libith/libith.cpp 2016-01-08 11:42:32.000000000 +0100
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@
        memset( obj_name, 0, 20 );
        pthread_mutexattr_init( &attr );
- pthread_mutexattr_settype( &attr, PTHREAD_MUTEX_ERRORCHECK );
+ pthread_mutexattr_settype( &attr, PTHREAD_MUTEX_NORMAL );
        pthread_mutex_init( &mutex, &attr );

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ike (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Giraffe (dodger-forum) wrote :

My system is also affected by this bug...

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