deadloop at exit with libclang 4.0?

Milian Wolff mail at
Tue May 30 14:50:52 UTC 2017

On Sunday, May 7, 2017 9:36:55 AM CEST René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been running the clang parser built against libclang-4.0 for a few
> days now (Mac and Linux) and I'm beginning to get the impression that the
> deadloop-on-exit symptom cleaning up the item repository (I think) has been
> occurring much more frequently than it did before. Especially on Mac, I'd
> say. That's with a 5.1 branch check-out that is now close to 2 weeks old so
> a priori the only thing that changed is the libclang version used.
> I haven't yet had the time to look into this (or even switch back to
> libclang 3.9) but does this sound plausible?

No it doesn't sound plausible. Please Rene, save us all the time and simply 
attach a debugger and inspect the backtrace of all threads. It doesn't take 
more time than writing this email...

Don't guess, just look at what's going on. You are more than capable enough to 
do this!

Milian Wolff
mail at

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