Fix Potential Deadlock in LdrLoadDll

Robert Shearman R.J.Shearman at
Thu Feb 12 02:04:06 CST 2004

Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Robert Shearman <R.J.Shearman at> writes:
> > This patch fixes a potential deadlock in LdrLoadDll as it tries to call
> > LdrUnloadDll with the loader lock held, resulting in deadlock once
> > LdrUnloadDll also tries to enter the loader critical section.
> > This only happens on process_attach failure.
> This cannot deadlock, a critical section is reentrant. There must be
> some other issue here.

Yes, never mind. Back to Win32 Syncronization Primitives 101 for me.

> -- 
> Alexandre Julliard
> julliard at


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