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SubjectRe: [BUG] threaded processes get stuck in rt_sigsuspend/fillonedir/exit_notify
Ulrich Drepper wrote:

> David Ford <david@kalifornia.com> writes:
>
> > On the recent test kernels, processes get stuck. A kill -9 results in
> > zombies.
>
> The thread group changes broke the signal handling in linuxthreads.
> The CLONE_SIGHAND is now also used to enable thread groups but since
> linuxthreads already used CLONE_SIGHAND and is not prepared for thread
> groups all hell breaks loose.
>
> I've told Linus several times about this problems but he puts out one
> test release after the other without this fixed.

This is kinda important, I run DNS tools which are threaded amongst
numerous other threaded programs a lot. What needs to be done to fix it?

-d

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