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Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2012 09:25:50 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: New self-test for maximum length

On 31 Dec, 2012, at 8:56 , Frank Dittrich <> wrote:
> On 12/31/2012 07:04 AM, magnum wrote:
>> On 31 Dec, 2012, at 4:48 , Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
>>> On Monday 31 December 2012 02:14 AM, magnum wrote:
>>>> On 30 Dec, 2012, at 18:11 , Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
>>>>> On Sunday 30 December 2012 10:26 PM, magnum wrote:
>>>>>> Benchmarking: Clipperz SRP SHA256 [32/64 oSSL-exp]... (8xOMP) FAILED (get_hash[0](6))
> [...]
>>> 1. Are we using non-thread safe OpenSSL functions in this format? OpenSSL could be breaking OMP builds (just guessing).
>> That's it, commenting out the OMP pragma fixes the problem.
> What if you enable OMP again, but use OMP_NUM_THREADS=1?

That also works fine. Something is not thread-safe.

The weirdest thing is that the new self-test triggers the bug. Revert formats.c to fa9e405 and problem completely disappears. I really can't see why. That self-test calls set_key() with maximum length keys followed by get_key(), nothing else.


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