[Mono-bugs] [Bug 35040][Nor] New - Finalizer thread issues
4 Dec 2002 12:17:58 -0000
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+Summary: Finalizer thread issues
+There are currently 3 issues with the finalizer thread, I'm using this bug
+to collect them:
+1) WaiForPendingFinalizers() needs to be implemented and used in some part
+of the runtime (when we run out of handles, for example, we call
+GC_collect(), but with the separate finalizer thread, no handle is freed in
+time, we need to wait for the finalizers to run).
+2) the main thread hanging issue is partially related to the additional
+needed finalizer thread
+3) more or less random failures when the finalizer thread is enabled: Some
+of these failures may be more related to thread race conditions, since the
+finalizers are run asynchronously, but some may be related to how the
+finalizers are run in the thread. This needs investigating before the
+finalizer thread is enabled for 'production' (ie stable releases).