Revised test case (was Re: Who understands this code?)

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Sat Mar 15 03:44:21 PST 2003

On Sat, 15 Mar 2003 00:09:10 +0100 Andreas <iobuf at> wrote:

> I tried it and it worked as you said. But it is really strange that when
> I add"printf(" ");" somewhere before the two anonmap calls it works even
> with your

That is actually not strange. If it is indeed a race condition as detailed
by Donald Smith then I would expect behaviour like this. The additional
printf() changes the timing.


goto doesn't screw up programs.
Programmers screw up programs.

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