Samba hangs (pthread?)

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Jun 12 15:38:05 GMT 2006

On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 09:29:01PM +0200, Rainer Weikusat wrote:
> > What kernel API should we use to ensure we can allow signals 
> > between threads in the same address space ? It's ok if it's
> > Linux-specific, we can add a configure test for it.
> The Right Thing[tm] would be to fix the kernel, so that setuid() is
> per-process and not per-thread (if this hasn't been done in the
> meantime). Otherwise, I fear, its the kernel source API called patch.

Ah, there's no way we can do this. So, as I suspected, Samba and
pthreads are incompatible until this is fixed.


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