VirtualBox

Ticket #12127 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 4 months ago

Locking in xpcom call when using vboxapi in forked multiprocessing process after making a call in the main parent process.

Reported by: Mick Owned by:
Priority: major Component: host support
Version: VirtualBox 4.2.18 Keywords: vboxapi python
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

Locking in xpcom call when using vboxapi in forked multiprocessing process after making a call in the main parent process. This bug occurs if you have used the manager to talk to VirtualBox in the main process followed by trying to use the manager in a forked process.

I have attached a Python script to demonstrate this bug. Looks like the vboxapi has some unrecoverable module global state?

Attachments

fail.py Download (1.1 KB) - added by Mick 3 years ago.
Demonstrate bug defined by this ticket.

Change History

Changed 3 years ago by Mick

Demonstrate bug defined by this ticket.

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete

Please reopen if still relevant with a recent VirtualBox release.

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