[RndTbl] glibc locking and elision

Robert Keizer robert at keizer.ca
Tue Mar 18 10:47:50 CDT 2014

TIL about Lock elision.

Thanks Paul!


On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 10:39 AM, Paul Sierks <psierks at sierkstech.net>wrote:

>  Hey all,
> Is there anyone else that has a proc with HLE and is having issues with
> glibc?
> The newer Haswells have this and for a while now teamviewer has been
> refusing to launch on my system. Then more recently I installed pgAdmin3
> and while it actually ran, there were actions that would set it off too.
> Turns out it was general protection fault, and a core dump seemed to show
> elision as the culprit.
> I've since rebuilt glibc x86_64 and the 32 bit libs without the
> enable-lock-elision flag which "fixes" the issue, but I'd like to know if
> anyone else has experienced this.
> -- Paul
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