[Win32utils-devel] seg on windows-pr-0.5.1 (was RE: [ANN] win32-eventlog 0.4.0)

Daniel Berger djberg96 at gmail.com
Mon May 29 23:25:07 EDT 2006


Peña wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> i get a segfault on windows-pr if i run mulitple tails by threading, one thread for each host i'm tailing.
> 
> C:\family\ruby\win-eventlog>dtail.rb
> thread/tail-ing Security on host1
> thread/tail-ing Security on host2
> thread/tail-ing Security on host3
> thread/tail-ing Security on host4
> thread/tail-ing Security on host5
> thread/tail-ing Security on host6
> c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/windows-pr-0.5.1-mswin32/lib/windows/error.rb:295: [BUG] Segmentation fault
> ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [i386-mswin32]
> C:\family\ruby\win-eventlog>
> 
> my code looks like,
> 
> #---
>    threads = []
>    while x = DATA.gets do
>       eventlog,host = x.split
>       printf "thread/tail-ing %s on %s\n",eventlog,host
>       threads << Thread.new(eventlog,host) do |log,host|
>             tail_log log,host
>          end
>       #tail_log  eventlog, host
>    end
>    threads.each {|t| t.join}
> #---
> 
> is tail thread-safe or do i need to run it separately for each host for the mean time?

Wow, I never imagined folks running a series of eventlogs in different 
threads.

Anyone have any ideas on this?

Dan



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