[stunnel-users] Fix unexpected stunnel-4.10 exits on FreeBSD

brianmas at highstream.net brianmas at highstream.net
Wed Jun 15 18:14:58 CEST 2005

Quoting Michal Trojnara <Michal.Trojnara at mirt.net>:

> On 2005-06-15, at 17:32, Vasil Dimov wrote:
> >>>> +     makecontext(&ctx_cleanup, ctx_cleanup_func, 0);
> >>> Changing the currently executing context (with makecontext) does not
> >>> seem very robust to me, but, however, I am not an ucontext expert
> >>> (in fact I have not heard about it before beginning to experience
> >>> problems with stunnel-4.10).
> >> makecontext(3) only prepares the structure.
> >> setcontext(2) modifies the context.
> > I meant "Changing" in the means of alter/modify/edit/mutate, not
> > switch/swap/replace. But however, the patch seems to work.
> By "context" I mean the actual CPU state, not the structure used as a
> parameter to set it.  8-)
> > So we have "4.10 + some diagnostic code" that crashes in swapcontext()
> > under Linux. Knowing that 4.10 does not crash under Linux we are forced
> > to deduce that the problem is in the diagnostic code :)
> The problem is solved!  It was linuxthreads/ucontext conflict in glibc.

I've apparently found something else as I did a bit of testing and it was fine
but within 1 minute of putting it on a production machine it sigsegv'd again.

I unfortunately can't leave it running to debug more.


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