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Re: Changing window size via bind -x may cause bash to hang in futex() c


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Changing window size via bind -x may cause bash to hang in futex() call
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 20:53:25 -0400
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On 3/26/11 3:24 PM, Henning Bekel wrote:
> I've noticed that this problem does no longer occur if bash 4.2.8 is
> configured --with-bash-malloc. On my distribution (arch) bash is
> configured --without-bash-malloc by default.

Yes, the bash malloc has code to make it safe to call from a signal
handler.  The problem with readline still needs to be fixed, though.

Chet

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