[Bug libdw/26921] dwarf_getalt () not thread-safe

mark at klomp dot org sourceware-bugzilla@sourceware.org
Sat Nov 21 23:53:18 GMT 2020


--- Comment #9 from Mark Wielaard <mark at klomp dot org> ---
(In reply to Ben Woodard from comment #8)
> One thing that I’m unclear about is how these two are different.
> It doesn’t matter to me that they are split up but I just don’t understand
> why?

Simply so the bugs cover something tractable. There are other places where we
update shared state in a way that is not safe for concurrent code. We don't
have a list of all such places yet. The task to find and fix them all is IMHO
too big for one bug. If you want you could create a meta bug for that which
then can depend on these 2 bugs (plus any others for issues we find in the

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