Closed Bug 1495268 Opened 3 years ago Closed 3 years ago
Watch for checkpoint activity whenever a thread blocks on the helper thread state lock
The crash below (reported by :jlast) is due to a hang in a replaying process. The main thread is waiting for all other threads to become idle, and the only other thread which isn't is a worker thread that is doing a GC and is blocked while waiting for its off thread tasks to finish. Those tasks will not finish, because the helper threads are all in the idle state needed by the main thread. https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/ed53ae11-7dff-4dcf-831e-a1d590180929 The attached patch takes the logic used by the helper threads to coordinate with the record/replay system when they are about to wait for an incoming task, and applies it to all places where another thread (including another helper thread) might block while waiting for a helper thread task to complete.
Attachment #9013126 - Flags: review?(jdemooij)
Attachment #9013126 - Flags: review?(jdemooij) → review+
Pushed by firstname.lastname@example.org: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/mozilla-inbound/rev/b148d2cc2558 Watch for checkpoint activity whenever a thread blocks on the helper thread state lock, r=jandem.
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