Bug 60048 - Investigate using Ward annotations in the log profiler
Summary: Investigate using Ward annotations in the log profiler
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: Profiler ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Alex Rønne Petersen
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-10-08 23:57 UTC by Alex Rønne Petersen
Modified: 2017-12-06 15:44 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Alex Rønne Petersen 2017-10-08 23:57:00 UTC
It would be nice to try and use Ward [0] annotations to catch violations of various invariants in the log profiler.

A few examples:

* We shouldn't try to write an event to a log buffer without holding the reader or exclusive lock.
* We shouldn't start writing a new event to a log buffer if we're already writing one.
* We shouldn't try to iterate the thread list without holding the exclusive lock.
* We shouldn't try to acquire the reader or exclusive lock recursively.
* We shouldn't use signal-unsafe functions in the sample hit callback.

[0] https://github.com/evincarofautumn/Ward
Comment 1 Alex Rønne Petersen 2017-12-06 15:44:30 UTC
Moving to GitHub: https://github.com/mono/mono/issues/6182