[asterisk-dev] fork or pthread_atfork

Yuan Qin yuan007qin at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 08:40:09 MST 2007

Yes,  you are right, it's my mistake:) the pthread_atfork only register some
clean handler.

On 4/6/07, Kevin P. Fleming <kpfleming at digium.com> wrote:
> Yuan Qin wrote:
> > The ast_log() will lock a mutex if appropriate, but the mutex may be in
> > locked state already.
> > Maybe we should use pthread_atfork() instead of fork() or never call
> > some functions that hold mutex
> > before execv() in child process.
> pthread_atfork() does not fork, it does something entirely different.
> Read the man page before suggesting we use it :-)
> However, you have raised a very valid point... we cannot use
> pthread-related functions for synchronization after forking, because we
> are not running in the same process any longer. I will have someone look
> into this, thanks for raising the issue!
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