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Bug #63996 Possible race condition
Submitted: 2013-01-15 19:26 UTC Modified: 2016-12-25 04:22 UTC
From: tom at sl dot cm Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: dio (PECL)
PHP Version: 5.4.10 OS: 3.6.11-gentoo-xxxx-std-ipv6-64
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-01-15 19:26 UTC] tom at sl dot cm
I run three very active machines which all use dio to lock files on an NFS export.

Several times a day, one of the php instances randomly locks up and spins with 
100% CPU, and this will complete.

I've traced the issue down to dio_open - which, for some reason, sometimes causes 
the CPU to spin away and it never returns.

Test script:
Here's the code block that the issue occurs in. PLEASE NOTE:  This code works 99.9999% of the time - the issue, unfortunately, cannot be reliably reproduced.

$flags = O_RDONLY;
$locktype = F_RDLCK;
$locked = false;

while($locked === false)
	$this->handle = @dio_open($filename, $flags, 0777);	
	if ($this->handle===false) break;
	$res = @dio_fcntl($this->handle, F_SETLK, Array("type"=>$locktype));
	if ($res!=-1)
		$locked = true;	


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 [2013-01-15 19:27 UTC] tom at sl dot cm
"and this will complete." should be "and won't stop until killed."
 [2016-12-13 07:06 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2016-12-13 07:06 UTC]
Does this still exists with latest 0.0.8 ?
 [2016-12-25 04:22 UTC] pecl-dev at lists dot php dot net
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