Author asvetlov
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Date 2020-02-11.11:41:20
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Victor, sorry.
I spent about 4 days in total trying to figure out what is the reason for hanging.
I see that the signal handler is installed; but, in a rare situation, it is not called when the process is killed.

If I reduce an amount of code executed in a signal handler by spawning a auxiliary thread, setting threading. Event in sighandler, and doing all dirty work in this secondary thread -- the problem goes away.
I'm not happy with this "patch" because it looks like reducing a change of the race without the elimination of the root cause.

I've mastered a quick hack to skip the problematic test on a hang, it may unblock other developers.
I want to spend more time on the issue detection. Unfortunately, it is not easy because of non-determenistic problem source.
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