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Subject: Re: [boost] thread_specific crashes the application when it is in a .so file
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-12-02 20:51:29

On 3/12/2015 06:09, George Georgiev wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba <
> vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Le 02/12/2015 17:10, George Georgiev a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> Is there a known issue about boost::thread_specific when a global
>>> thread_specific object is in a .so file?
>> Three was a fix for
> Sorry, very tight deadlines. My project environment is very heavy - it is
> not going to be easy to just drop new version of boost ... and creating
> test in isolation will take time that I do not have - considering that I
> have a workaround.
> The pointed out issue seems different, because in my case there is no
> unloading of the library, steps are:
> 1. run the process
> 2. create a thread
> 3. load a library - with thread specific ptr
> 4. access the pointer - crash

Have you tried loading the library before creating the thread? That's
the "normal" load order, and (I'm not familiar with the code but) it's
possible that something is dependent on being loaded before threads are

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