[Gluster-infra] Issue in locks xlators

Xavier Hernandez xhernandez at datalab.es
Fri Mar 10 07:45:30 UTC 2017


I've posted a patch [1] to fix a memory leak in locks xlator. The fix 
seems quite straightforward, however I've seen a deadlock in the centos 
regression twice [2] [3] on the locks_revocation.t test, causing the 
test to timeout and be aborted.

At first sight I haven't seen other failures of this kind for other 
patches, so it seems that the spurious failure has been introduced by my 

Anyone with deeper knowledge on locks xlator can help me identify the 
cause ? I'm unable to see how the change can interfere with lock revocation.

I've tried to reproduce it locally, but the test passed successfully all 

@Nigel, is it possible to get the logs generated by an aborted job from 
some place ? I have looked into the place where failed jobs store their 
logs, but aren't there. It seems that the slave node is restarted after 
an abort, but logs are not saved.



[1] https://review.gluster.org/16838/
[2] https://build.gluster.org/job/centos6-regression/3563/console
[3] https://build.gluster.org/job/centos6-regression/3579/console

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