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From: Anthony Williams (anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-16 05:38:08

Hartmut Kaiser <hartmut.kaiser <at>> writes:

> Since a couple of days (2-3 days) the Wave tests started to fail because of
> a crash during application cleanup in the thread library (msvc-8,
> gcc3.4.5/Mingw - this problem seems to be constrained to the windows
> platform).
> The point of the segfault is here: boost/thread/win32/tss.hpp:+30,
> void cleanup(T* data) const
> {
> if(func)
> {
> func(data); // <-- here
> }
> else
> {
> delete data;
> }
> }
> Where data is a valid pointer, but func points somewhere.
> No code changes have been done lately in Wave (or in Spirit/Phoenix for that
> matter, because the tss is used in Spirit code).
> Any clues what might be the reason?

I changed the TSS code recently, so that must be the problem. This implies that
there is a race between the thread_specific_ptr constructor or destructor and
the wave code that uses it. Such a race is not a new problem, though it
obviously has new consequences. I'll look into it.


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