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Re: SIGILL problems with Hurd port of GO in gcc-8, and rpctrace bugs.


From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: SIGILL problems with Hurd port of GO in gcc-8, and rpctrace bugs.
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:55:26 +0100

On Thu, 2017-11-16 at 12:25 -0500, Brent W. Baccala wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:53 AM, Svante Signell <address@hidden>
> wrote:

> > Has rpctrace been thoroughly tested on multi-thread applications?
> > Please, give feedback on this if you have possibility, specifically the
> > rpctrace bug(s).
> 
> rpctrace has a known problem interacting with system RPCs that block the
> sender.
> 
> See the discussion thread starting here:
> 
>     http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2016-09/msg00002.html
> 
> My guess is that you're seeing the same problem with gsync_wait() that I saw
> with vm_map().  I've got patches to rpctrace to fix this problem, here:
> 
>     https://github.com/BrentBaccala/hurd
> 
> This isn't in the main Hurd repository because I wouldn't sign the FSF
> copyright assignment.

Can you please consider signing the copyright assignment? From what I remember
the assignment specifies which software you sign for. You don't sign for
anything else. And, as Samuel wrote, the clause is intended for your committed
changes to that specific software, nothing else. 

> Perhaps you could try those patches and see if they fix your problem?  If not,
> then it's something else that should be investigated further.

Thanks, I will try to apply them: Do I need all 0001 to 0011 and 0101 to 0102
patches?



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