Bug in thread local storage ?
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sun Jan 30 13:49:35 PST 2011
::I've recently upgraded some mail servers to DragonFly-2.8 (from 2.6).
::Since the upgrade, mail/milter-greylist has begun crashing.
::I have been slowly pinpointing the root cause of the crashes with the
::author of milter-greylist; they are caused by a Thread Local Storage
::behavior specific to DragonFly 2.8+
::The attached program has been written by Emmanuel Dreyfus, the author of
: Definite bug. I'm tracking it down now and will fix it.
Fixed in master and the 2.8 branch now. It turns out that nmalloc's
init code was calling pthread_set_specific() prior to allocating its
key, so it wound up using key 0.
<dillon at backplane.com>
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