[avahi] Problems with avahi segfaulting when cleaning up resources
lennart at poettering.net
Sun Oct 26 07:41:55 PDT 2008
On Fri, 24.10.08 13:45, Jim Hodapp (james.hodapp at gmail.com) wrote:
> I am using Avahi version 0.6.14 and am trying to use it on an embedded
> ARM11 processor. I am using the example avahi-core for publishing a
> service, but modified it to use a threaded-poll instead of the simple
> poll. So when trying to unpublish any services published with avahi
> and freeing any resources that it used, Avahi seems to randomly
> complete sometimes, sometimes abort (due to asserts not evaluating to
> true) and sometimes segfault. I am not sure why this is happening,
> perhaps I am not freeing things correctly.
> Here is my unpublish function:
> int unpublish_services()
> int ret = 0;
_stop() is should be called unlocked. It locks internally anyway and the
mutex is not recursive.
> if (server)
> ret = -1;
> if (threaded_poll)
> ret = -1
> return ret;
Otherwise the logic looks about right to me. i.e. first, stop the
poll, then free the server, then free the poll.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
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