[pkg-boost-devel] Bug#653922: Bug#653922: libboost-thread-1.46: boost::thraed.interrupta() sometimes hangs and does not return to caller

Steve M. Robbins steve at sumost.ca
Sat Jan 7 18:30:04 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 01:51:32PM +0100, Tobias Frost wrote:

> > This gives folks very little to information to work with.  If you find
> > out more, please update this bug.
> I know, sorry, but I merley wanted to document it, as I found an
> solution and the work needing to providing a simple testcase is
> outweighting the importance of this, I think.

OK, that's fair.  I merely wanted to find out whether it was indeed
your intention mainly to document the issue.  Sometimes I find a bug
reporter is expecting me to debug a deep issue all on my own.  ;-)

> I *quite sure* that 1.48 does not show this issue, as I put again
> several 100 hours of execution-time into it and the hang did not show up
> anymore. 
> So I think it is not worth the effort to dig into deeper or report it
> upstream (unless one want to document the issue).

I agree that we can leave it as is.  Thanks for the extra info: it could
come in handy if the issue does reappear in future in some boost version.

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