Commit bd3cf81e authored by Chris Wilson's avatar Chris Wilson

core: Only use signalsafe functions inside signal handlers

The atexit() and signal() callbacks both need to only use signalsafe
functions - that excludes the use of assert. So simplify
fork_helper_exit_handler() and children_exit_handler().

__lll_lock_wait_private () at ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/lowlevellock.S:95
0x00007fd630883d2b in _L_lock_13840 () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
0x00007fd630881df8 in __GI___libc_realloc (oldmem=0xfcb010, bytes=88) at malloc.c:3025
0x00007fd63087111b in _IO_vasprintf (result_ptr=0x7fff35dc4780, format=<optimised out>, args=args@entry=0x7fff35dc4658) at vasprintf.c:84
0x00007fd630852907 in ___asprintf (string_ptr=string_ptr@entry=0x7fff35dc4780, format=format@entry=0x7fd63097f718 "%s%s%s:%u: %s%sAssertion `%s' failed.\n%n") at asprintf.c:35
0x00007fd63082dd92 in __assert_fail_base (fmt=0x7fd63097f718 "%s%s%s:%u: %s%sAssertion `%s' failed.\n%n", assertion=assertion@entry=0x40cff5 "ret == 0", file=file@entry=0x4108d1 "igt_core.c", line=line@entry=872, function=function@entry=0x410ea0 <__PRETTY_FUNCTION__.8052> "children_exit_handler") at assert.c:57
0x00007fd63082dee2 in __GI___assert_fail (assertion=assertion@entry=0x40cff5 "ret == 0", file=file@entry=0x4108d1 "igt_core.c", line=line@entry=872, function=function@entry=0x410ea0 <__PRETTY_FUNCTION__.8052> "children_exit_handler") at assert.c:101
0x000000000040b03f in children_exit_handler (sig=<optimised out>) at igt_core.c:872
0x000000000040b089 in call_exit_handlers (sig=2) at igt_core.c:1029 fatal_sig_handler (sig=2) at igt_core.c:1053 <signal handler called>
0x00007fd6308bfe63 in __libc_fork () at ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86_64/../fork.c:130
0x00007fd630bd6045 in __fork () at ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/pt-fork.c:25
0x000000000040c51a in __igt_fork () at igt_core.c:900
0x00000000004036c2 in forking_evictions (ops=0x614360 <fault_ops>, surface_size=1048576, flags=5, trash_surfaces=<optimised out>, working_surfaces=338, fd=4) at eviction_common.c:203
test_forking_evictions (size=1048576, flags=5, count=338, fd=4) at gem_userptr_blits.c:1086
main (argc=1, argv=0x7fff35dc5328) at gem_userptr_blits.c:1478
Reported-by: Tvrtko Ursulin's avatarTvrtko Ursulin <>
Signed-off-by: Chris Wilson's avatarChris Wilson <>
parent 8b3ded40
......@@ -793,19 +793,14 @@ static void reset_helper_process_list(void)
static void fork_helper_exit_handler(int sig)
int status;
/* Inside a signal handler, play safe */
for (int i = 0; i < ARRAY_SIZE(helper_process_pids); i++) {
pid_t pid = helper_process_pids[i];
int status, ret;
if (pid != -1) {
/* Someone forgot to fill up the array? */
assert(pid != 0);
ret = kill(pid, SIGTERM);
assert(ret == 0);
while (waitpid(pid, &status, 0) == -1 &&
errno == EINTR)
kill(pid, SIGTERM);
waitpid(pid, &status, WNOHANG);
......@@ -902,21 +897,11 @@ void igt_wait_helper(struct igt_helper_process *proc)
static void children_exit_handler(int sig)
int ret;
for (int nc = 0; nc < num_test_children; nc++) {
int status = -1;
ret = kill(test_children[nc], SIGTERM);
assert(ret == 0);
while (waitpid(test_children[nc], &status, 0) == -1 &&
errno == EINTR)
int status;
num_test_children = 0;
/* The exit handler can be called from a fatal signal, so play safe */
while (num_test_children-- && wait(&status))
bool __igt_fork(void)
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