Automatic report from sources (radiusd) between 10.05.2006 - 11.05.2006 GMT

Frank Cusack fcusack at
Thu May 11 21:23:03 CEST 2006

On May 11, 2006 11:49:37 AM -0700 Frank Cusack <fcusack at> wrote:
> On May 11, 2006 12:57:33 PM -0400 Alan DeKok <aland at> wrote:
>> and the "const" should really be there.  The
>> trees are used in a multi-threaded environment, and the default
>> red-black tree code assumes that the sentinel is writable.  It's not.
>>   After I added the "const", I caught and fixed odd threading bugs,
>> where two threads would compete in their writes to the sentinel, which
>> would result in problems.
> I removed the const because the compiler complains about Sentinel being
> self-referential (.Left is not const but you are assigning it a const).
> It seemed easier than casting each NIL to (rbnode_t *).

Oh, and since you use -Wcast-qual I was under the impression that
casting wouldn't get rid of the compiler warning.

> How would you write to the sentinel if it's const?  Or do you mean that
> threads would write to it when they shouldn't.


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