Open Bug 1368019 Opened 3 years ago

Thread safety issue in generating minidumps on Windows

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(Toolkit :: Crash Reporting, enhancement)

enhancement
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(Reporter: cyu, Unassigned)

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Details

This bug is forked from https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1360308#c6

We generate minidumps using dbghelp.dll!MinidumpWriteDump() on Windows, but the function is not thread-safe and could have unexpected behavior if multiple threads request minidump concurrently.

To fix that, we may need to synchronize threads calling the function.
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