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RE: [PATCH] btrace, testsuite: fix spurious gdb.btrace/tsx.exp fails

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:gdb-patches-
>] On Behalf Of Pedro Alves
> Sent: Friday, September 18, 2015 1:44 PM
> To: Metzger, Markus T
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] btrace, testsuite: fix spurious gdb.btrace/tsx.exp fails
> On 09/18/2015 09:36 AM, Markus Metzger wrote:
> > If the atomic section in x86-tsx.S is aborted,
> When can that happen?  Is it normal that the test sees this?

A transaction can be aborted for various reasons.  One such reason is an
interrupt, which can happen at any time.

This occurs very infrequently.  After I saw this the first time, I had to re-run
the test several dozen times to reproduce it again.


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