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Bug 33252 - Simple program locked
Simple program locked
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-03-26 10:43 EST by Christophe Leroy
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-15 09:32:19 EST
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Description Christophe Leroy 2001-03-26 10:43:06 EST
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This simple program locks itself after less than a minute if linked with

#include <stdio.h>
#include <signal.h>

void sig(int s)
	fprintf(stderr,"Au revoir\n");

	int pid=fork();
	if (pid) {
		for (;;) fprintf(stderr,"Bonjour\n");
	else {
		for (;;) kill(getppid(),SIGUSR1);

When locked, here is gdb frameset

(gdb) bt
#0  0x4004cdcb in __sigsuspend (set=0xbfffa9e8)
    at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/sigsuspend.c:48
#1  0x40022c62 in __pthread_wait_for_restart_signal (self=0x4002a920)
    at pthread.c:783
#2  0x400242a2 in __pthread_lock (lock=0x4011ca08, self=0x4002a920)
    at spinlock.c:68
#3  0x4002182a in __pthread_mutex_lock (mutex=0x4011c9f8) at mutex.c:92
#4  0x40023c2b in __flockfile (stream=0x4011ca20) at lockfile.c:32
#5  0x40078760 in buffered_vfprintf (s=0x4011ca20,
    format=0x80485e0 "Au revoir\n", args=0xbfffd264) at vfprintf.c:1762
#6  0x40073966 in _IO_vfprintf (s=0x4011ca20, format=0x80485e0 "Au
    ap=0xbfffd264) at vfprintf.c:1029
#7  0x4007c027 in fprintf (stream=0x4011ca20, format=0x80485e0 "Au
    at fprintf.c:32
#8  0x8048523 in sig (s=10) at test.c:6
#9  0x4004cc48 in __restore ()
    at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/sigaction.c:127
#10 0x4002182a in __pthread_mutex_lock (mutex=0x4011c9f8) at mutex.c:92
#11 0x40023c2b in __flockfile (stream=0x4011ca20) at lockfile.c:32
#12 0x40078760 in buffered_vfprintf (s=0x4011ca20,
    format=0x80485eb "Bonjour\n", args=0xbffffb34) at vfprintf.c:1762
#13 0x40073966 in _IO_vfprintf (s=0x4011ca20, format=0x80485eb "Bonjour\n",
    ap=0xbffffb34) at vfprintf.c:1029
#14 0x4007c027 in fprintf (stream=0x4011ca20, format=0x80485eb "Bonjour\n")
    at fprintf.c:32
#15 0x8048560 in main () at test.c:15

Same problem after updating to

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
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Actual Results:  Program locked in sigsuspend()

Expected Results:  Program running forever without locking itself
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2002-12-15 09:32:19 EST
printf in signal handlers isnt defined. You probably want to be waking a thread
that does the signal handling printf work.

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