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Re: configure test for accept4 hangs
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 21:20:10 +0200
- Subject: Re: configure test for accept4 hangs
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On Apr 13 10:43, David Rothenberger wrote:
> While configuring apr-1.4.2 with Cygwin 1.7.5, the test for accept4
> hung. I don't know much about this API, so I've just disabled it in
> libapr1 for now, but I wanted to report the hang in case it was a
> Cygwin bug.
Boy, this testcase is really stressing the limits.
The problem is that connect() is called in that loop so fast, that at
one point the AF_UNIX socket file already exists, but is not yet filled
with the information necessary to be recognized as AF_UNIX socket.
Consequentially, at that point connect() fails with EBADF, since it
assumes you're trying to connect to a file which is not a socket.
The hang is just a followup effect due to the parent waiting in accept()
for a connect() which will never happen, because the child process
already left the connect() loop.
I try to come up with a more robust solution which also catches this
Thanks for the testcase,
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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