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bug #38568: ForkWindow: fix race with pty creation

Submitted by:  Stas Sergeev <stsp>
Submitted on:  Fri 22 Mar 2013 11:35:31 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Fri 22 Mar 2013 11:35:31 AM UTC, original submission:


There is a race condition exist, that is the parent
process can be too quick to do "exec" and "kill" in
a rapid succession. In this case the "kill" may close
the pty master when child have not yet opened slave.
The attached patch is a hackish attempt to protect
the pty creation with semaphore.

Stas Sergeev <stsp>


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    Fri 22 Mar 2013 11:35:31 AM UTCstspAttached File-=>Added 0001-ForkWindow-fix-race-with-pty-creation.patch, #27652

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