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Re: Core dumps in redisplay.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Core dumps in redisplay.
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 11:38:52 +0100
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"Jan D." <address@hidden> writes:

>> This sounds like normally only the main thread should ever be touching
>> interrupt_input_blocked, unless we have a bug.  Correct?  So we need
>> not think about how to synchronize accesses to the variable, but
>> rather make sure that no thread except the main thread will ever run
>> code touching it.  Correct?
>> A use of BLOCK_INPUT or UNBLOCK_INPUT outside of the main thread is a
>> bug.  Correct?
> Yes times three.

xmalloc uses BLOCK_INPUT.  BLOCK_INPUT is rather often used in alloc.c.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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