multi-threading task under SolarMutex -> deadlock

Noel Grandin noelgrandin at
Tue May 24 19:19:30 UTC 2016

On 23 May 2016 at 12:57, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at> wrote:

> The crash handling code called from within the signal handler is just a
> big mess of illegal activity (that apparently happens to work some of the
> time, but is also known to fail spectacularly sometimes).  Locking the
> SolarMutex is just one of many illegal aspects.  I wouldn't worry trying to
> take care of it independently of cleaning up the big mess completely.

Would it not be easier (and safer) to create some small, independent
programs, that use no other parts of LibreOffice, and wrap the main
executable, and catch all and any exceptions and then do whatever we need
to do: upload a dump, set some of kind "attempt restore" flag in the
registry, etc, etc.
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