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Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 01:14:01 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: LLVM testsuite, close-stderr.ll hangs

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 09:55:54AM +0400, ojab wrote:
> On 17.12.2012 21:22, Rich Felker wrote:
> >On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 11:58:29AM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> >To track this down, you could run under gdb and just interrupt the
> >program and look at a backtrace once it hangs. This should make it
> >clear whether exit was called recursively.
> Looks something like that (gdb output in the attached file, `bt`
> while `opt` hangs in the bottom): I've set `break exit` and stepped
> till it hangs, first exit() happens in command line parsing (,
> which calls report_fatal_error("IO failure on output stream.");,
> which calls exit itself.
> Looks like (note that I'm barely know C/C++) something wrong in
> ostream destruction: after changing ifdef to ifndef @
> all works as it should:

I suspect there may be similar problems in more places than just this.
It definitely calls for a bug report. Calling exit from global dtors
is invalid (invokes undefined behavior).


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