CR 6860309 - solaris timing issue on thread startup

David Holmes david.holmes at
Tue Nov 15 00:48:16 UTC 2011

On 14/11/2011 6:05 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> The test runs cat without any arguments so the Copier threads will block
> when they read from the stream.

Thank's Alan that critical point had escaped my notice.


  If we can get the main thread to wait
> until the Copier threads are just about to do the read, sleep for a bit,
> then the threads should be blocked in the read when we destroy the
> process. It's not ideal but I don't think there is any other way to test
> this.
> -Alan.

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