[Mono-list] Re: Releasing Named Mutexes
jeffc at sourcegear.com
Tue Feb 7 11:51:54 EST 2006
Thanks for the note, I'll pass it along to the customer. I appreciate
your help in the matter.
Dick Porter wrote:
> 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 22.214.171.124 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
> "pinged" it.
> Fixing the bug is next on my list after the current task.
> - Dick
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