Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> Jan Kiszka wrote:
>> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>> GIT version control wrote:
>>>> Module: xenomai-jki
>>>> Branch: for-upstream
>>>> Commit: 6b40653e9c3c4a2433bb4e91344fc378eb860f75
>>>> URL:    
>>>> Author: Jan Kiszka <>
>>>> Date:   Wed Feb 10 13:24:29 2010 +0100
>>>> Make xnarch_init_timeconv an uninlined weak function
>>>> Otherwise the wrong set of time conversion variables might get
>>>> initialized when using > 1 skin libraries.
>>> If that would be possible, then it is the conversion variables which
>>> should made be weak, not the function.
>>> The way I see it, the posix and native skins currently get a different
>>> set of variables and functions, which works, but with your change, since
>>> there is only one function, only one set of variable gets initialized by
>>> the two function calls. And one skin just broke.
>>> Or am I missing something? Does the patch fix a problem you really had?
>> Frankly, I wasn't able to test in the field yet as replacing the libs
>> there is non-trivial. But I was able to observe that only one set of
>> functions is used - which is logical considering the weak marks. And
>> this breaks due to the static inline initialization.
>> However, let's mark both functions and variables weak to fix the issue
>> and avoid leaving unused variables around. Will update my patch in a minute.
> Ok. I am reverting this patch until you provide me with another
> solution. It causes latency to segfault purely and simply at startup on
> my dual PIII.

Cannot reproduce yet. Do you have a backtrace?


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