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Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:29:19 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Re: 答复: Subject: [PATCH] pthread: Fix bug that
 pthread_create may cause priority inversion

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 09:52:00AM -0400, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 01:38:38PM +0000, zhaohang (F) wrote:
> > Thank you Rich for your patch. It helps me a lot.
> > 
> > But I find that 'return 0' is used to let child thread exit. In that
> > case, a bad thing will happen that the return address of child
> > thread maybe undefined, if caller set prio of child unsuccessfully.
> The code in __clone is supposed to perform SYS_exit if the start
> function returns; this actually matters for users of the public
> clone() function, I think.

I found the problem -- when clone.s is built as thumb, mov lr,pc is
invalid for saving the return address (it omits the thumb-mode bit).
I have a patch I'll push soon, attached. Thanks again for the report!


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