Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 23:41:03 -0600 From: "A. Wilcox" <awilfox@...lielinux.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: sem_post() can miss waiters On Nov 21, 2022, at 6:09 PM, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> wrote: > > Regarding your second solution, I think it's more elegant and > efficient and would be preferable if we were doing this from scratch, > but changing SEM_VALUE_MAX is arguably an ABI change we should not > make. > With my distro hat on: this isn’t used by too many programs. Debian Code Search returned a module of Boost. Otherwise, all apps correctly use sysconf(_SC_SEM_VALUE_MAX) in my cursory glance. With my gcompat hat on: yes, please don’t change it. The current value matches glibc and while it doesn’t seem many things use it, I would hate to have to debug those kind of corner cases in binary blob code. Best, -A. Content of type "text/html" skipped
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