Re[2]: [Gc]: GC 7.2e: crash in threadkey_test under FreeBSD

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Sat Nov 23 12:30:42 PST 2013

 Hi Vitaly,

I've applied the proposed fix to master ( ).
Could you please test it? If it fits, I'll cherry-pick it to 7.2, 7.4 versions.


Sat, 23 Nov 2013, 12:52 +02:00 from Vitaly Magerya <vmagerya at>:
>On 11/22/2013 21:37, Boehm, Hans wrote:
>> Without digging deeply, the connection between that and
>> THREAD_LOCAL_ALLOC seems tenuous.  Based on the bug report, it
>> sounds like the zero signal is redundant?
>> Would it make sense
>> just to ignore it and return from the handler on FreeBSD?  Doing
>> so only partially removes an internal consistency check.
>Right, this will solve the problem and should be otherwise
>harmless. (Note that this workaround can be dropped in about two
>years when the support period for all affected FreeBSD releases
>is over).
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