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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH] notify.c: workaround epoll_pwait bug in current Linux 5.0/5.1
Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 07:56:30 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

The bugfix should hit mainline and stable kernels, soon; but
there's no reason for us to be caring if errno is EINTR, or
 notify.c | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/notify.c b/notify.c
index 73e772a..1deed82 100644
--- a/notify.c
+++ b/notify.c
@@ -100,7 +100,14 @@ void mog_notify_wait(bool need_usage_file)
 	mfd = mog_idleq_wait_intr(mog_notify_queue, timeout);
 	if (mfd)
-	else if (errno == EINTR)
+	else
+		/*
+		 * errno == EINTR, but epoll_pwait on some Linux v5.0+/v5.1+
+		 * fails to return EINTR.  This should be fixed in Linux,
+		 * soon:
+		 * <20190427093319.sgicqik2oqkez3wk@dcvr>
+		 * <>
+		 */

                 reply	other threads:[~2019-05-11  7:56 UTC|newest]

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