Patch to try - Re: Sendmail rset command hangs socket on 1.6-Release

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Fri Aug 4 10:54:06 PDT 2006

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 09:21:30AM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     It looks like I copied the original bug to the new lock code when I
>     rewrote it during 1.5.  I'm not sure when it was first introduced but
>     it looks like the code attempted to optimize the unblocking code by
>     breaking out of the loop early in certain situations, but it turns out
>     the optimization check it was doing was insufficient and it was breaking
>     out too early.

Braino. The check was the wrong way, e.g. it should check whether the
range is covering the given [start, end], not the other way around.


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