[Mono-list] RE: Releasing Named Mutexes
dick at ximian.com
Tue Feb 7 11:46:31 EST 2006
On Mon, 2006-02-06 at 16:13 -0600, jeff clausius wrote:
> I sent word to the customer reporting this issue within Vault. They are
> saying the named mutexes are still locked *days* after they send SIGINT
> to a mono/Vault application on Mono 188.8.131.52 within RedHat Ent v3. The
> sixty second behavior is not taking place.
Yes, this is the bug I noticed when I was composing the original
> What would be causing this behavior? Is there anyway to release a mutex
> in this state?
There's a tool in the source tree that's not installed in the binary
packages. Look in mono/mono/handles at hps; when run with an argument
it clears out all old shared handles. The locked named mutex will be
one of them if more than 60 seconds have elapsed since a process
Fixing the bug is next on my list after the current task.
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