1.5.24 (and later): race condition in sigproc.cc

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Jul 14 15:29:00 GMT 2007

On Sat, Jul 14, 2007 at 11:18:13AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Sat, Jul 14, 2007 at 07:03:44AM -0700, Scott Stanton wrote:
>>Unfortunately the NO_COPY change doesn't appear to solve the problem.  
>>The semantics of DllMain are that it acts like a monitor so only one
>>thread can be inside the DllMain routine at a time.
>You are stating this with great assurance.  Do you have a reference?  This
>does not jive with my understanding of the way this is supposed to work
>but I'm willing to be educated by a definitive source.

Nevermind.  I've reeducated myself on the loader lock.  Have you noticed
any negative effects from just removing the in_dllentry test entirely?
This flag may be an artifact and may no longer be required.


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