Infinite loop with stat watcher and inotify

Marc Lehmann schmorp at schmorp.de
Fri Dec 12 21:38:00 CET 2008


On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 02:04:27PM +0200, Graham Leggett <minfrin at sharp.fm> wrote:
> I have been testing my libev application under RHEL5 instead of MacOSX,  
> and I have discovered an infinite loop that develops within libev that  
> causes the app to hang (and spin).

Hi, sorry for the delay, I only today found time to investigate this.

While I couldn't reproduce the issue myself, I did find a major bug
when there was a hash collision.

Can you check whether:

   http://data.plan9.de/libev-3.49.tar.gz

fixes your particular issue?

Thanks a lot in advance!

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