sem_getvalue returns the semaphore count, while not setting the actual semaphore counter

Christopher Faylor
Tue Sep 24 15:05:00 GMT 2013

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 05:16:58AM -0700, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>On 24/09/2013 5:04 AM, Tue Henriksen wrote:
>> problems with sem_getvalue function
>> On success, it should return 0, otherwise -1. However, it looks like the function lately has been changed so it now returns the semaphore count, and leaves '*sval' unchanged.
>A patch to fix this was submitted recently [1], you might want to see 
>whether the current snapshot has the fix yet [2].

This was not submitted.  I asked some questions which the OP never


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