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From: Kevin Traynor <>
To: David Marchand <>,
Subject: Re: [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] test: optimise fd closing in forked test process
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:31:48 +0000
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 12/11/2019 20:31, David Marchand wrote:
> From: Krzysztof Kanas <>
> Caught while investigating timeouts on a ARM64 server.
> Stracing a test process running the eal_flags_autotest, we can see that
> the fork helper is checking all possible file descriptors from
> getdtablesize() to 2, and close the existing ones.
> We can do better by inspecting this forked process /proc/self/fd
> directory.
> Besides, checking file descriptors via /proc/self/fd only makes sense for
> Linux. This code was a noop on FreeBSD.
> Fixes: af75078fece3 ("first public release")
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kanas <>
> Signed-off-by: David Marchand <>

Seems to be an improvement on what is existing.

Acked-by: Kevin Traynor <>

  reply	other threads:[~2019-11-14 19:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2019-11-12 20:31 ` [dpdk-stable] " David Marchand
2019-11-14 19:31   ` Kevin Traynor [this message]
2019-11-15  8:11     ` [dpdk-stable] [dpdk-dev] " David Marchand

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