patch set for #90289

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Wed Jun 24 06:53:58 PDT 2015

On Wed, 2015-06-24 at 15:50 +0200, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-06-24 at 14:41 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > > A better/more precise fix (replacement for 0002-Do-not-finalize
> > > -modules-created-in-another-pid.patch) is attached.
> > Hm, what if the parent exits but the child remains. Doesn't the 
> > parent
> > deinitialise the functions that the child still needs? Don't you need
> > some kind of refcount? Not that I know how you can achieve that,
> > without locking in the atfork child handler.
> Correct, that seems like a source of many troubles. I think a ref
> counter for that would complicate things a lot. Would it make sense not
> to release it at all? It will get released on the last user exits.


Or maybe we should just file a libffi bug and expect libffi to take
care of the fork handling if it's going to do things this way?

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