GNU make losing jobserver tokens

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Fri Apr 29 09:10:10 GMT 2022


On Thu, 28 Apr 2022 17:32:22 +0200
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 29 00:01, Takashi Yano wrote:
> > On Thu, 28 Apr 2022 16:09:24 +0200
> > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Apr 28 09:42, Ken Brown wrote:
> > > > On 4/27/2022 10:13 AM, Takashi Yano wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, 1 Apr 2022 17:45:51 +0900
> > > > > Takashi Yano wrote:
> > > > > > [...]
> > > > > > diff --git a/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc b/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc
> > > > > > index 62df96652..3824af199 100644
> > > > > > --- a/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc
> > > > > > +++ b/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc
> > > > > > @@ -1325,6 +1325,10 @@ wait_sig (VOID *)
> > > > > >     _sig_tls = &_my_tls;
> > > > > >     bool sig_held = false;
> > > > > > +  /* Wait for _main_tls initialization. */
> > > > > > +  while (!cygwin_finished_initializing)
> > > > > > +    Sleep (10);
> > > > > > +
> > > > > >     sigproc_printf ("entering ReadFile loop, my_readsig %p, my_sendsig %p",
> > > > > >   		  my_readsig, my_sendsig);
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > I guess _main_tls may not be initialized correctly until
> > > > > > cygwin_finished_initializing is set.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Any comments would be appreciated.
> > > > 
> > > > This seems reasonable to me.
> > 
> > Thanks Ken and Corinna.
> > 
> > > Missed that, sorry. I agree this seems reasonable, but wouldn't it be
> > > cleaner if we *start* wait_sig only after cygwin_finished_initializing
> > > is set to true?
> > 
> > I also thought so, however, there is a comment in dcrt0.cc
> > as follows. So, there seems to be some reason to start
> > wait_sig before cygwin_finished_initialization.
> > 
> >   /* Initialize signal processing here, early, in the hopes that the creation
> >      of a thread early in the process will cause more predictability in memory
> >      layout for the main thread. */
> >   if (!dynamically_loaded)
> >     sigproc_init ();
> 
> This is a 32-bit only problem. The 64 bit address space layout is as
> predictable as can be.  Maybe the above fix should go into 3.3 and for
> 3.4 we try differently?

I tried to move sigproc_init() call from dll_crt0_0() to
fork::child() for 64bit cygwin, however, that causes hang
at cygwin startup.

Am I missing somehting?

-- 
Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>


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