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Re: New snapshot 2004-05-16 available
- From: "Dr. Michael Heitland \(caatoosee ag\)" <michael dot heitland at caatoosee dot com>
- To: <cameni at manabove dot org>,<pthreads-win32 at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 09:42:47 +0200
- Subject: Re: New snapshot 2004-05-16 available
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I have the same problems while building pthreads with VC71.
Furthermore, I get a syntax error in implement.h
ptw32_RegisterCancelation (PAPCFUNC callback,
It seems that windows.h is not properly included.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: New snapshot 2004-05-16 available
> We are having problems compiling source from cvs:
> - seems that ptw32_semwait.c was not added to the cvs
> - PAPCFUNC isn't declared when _WIN32_WINNT isn't declared implement.h:449
> - in pthreads_cancel.c:179, the thread->cancelLock isn't unlocked when
> WaitForSingleObject returns anything else than WAIT_TIMEOUT (if it
> earlier during pthread_cancel)
> Ross Johnson wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Finally there is a new snapshot available that incorporates 99 percent
> > of the issues raised over the past 8 to 9 months, including some that
> > had not made it into CVS until today.
> > http://source.redhat.com/pthreads-win32
> > and
> > ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/pthreads-win32
> > Here are the main changes:
> > SNAPSHOT 2004-05-16
> > Attempt to add Watcom to the list of compilers that can build the
> > This failed in the end due to it's non-thread-aware errno. The library
> > builds but the test suite fails. See README.Watcom for more details.
> > Note: This is probably a result of not defining the appropriate macro.
> > Bug fixes
> > * Bug and memory leak in sem_init()
> > - Alex Blanco <Alex.Blanco at motorola.com>
> > * ptw32_getprocessors() now returns CPU count of 1 for WinCE.
> > - James Ewing <james.ewing at sveasoft.com>
> > * pthread_cond_wait() could be canceled at a point where it should not
> > be cancelable. Fixed.
> > - Alexander Terekhov <TEREKHOV at de.ibm.com>
> > * sem_timedwait() had an incorrect timeout calculation.
> > - Philippe Di Cristo <philipped at voicebox.com>
> > * Fix a memory leak left behind after threads are destroyed.
> > - P. van Bruggen <pietvb at newbridges.nl>
> > New features
> > * Ported to AMD64.
> > - Makoto Kato <raven at oldskool.jp>
> > * True pre-emptive asynchronous cancelation of threads. This is optional
> > and requires that Panagiotis E. Hadjidoukas's QueueUserAPCEx package be
> > installed. This package is included in the pthreads-win32 self-unpacking
> > Zip archive starting from this snapshot. See the README.txt file inside
> > the package for installation details. Many thanks to Panagiotis for his
> > assistance in getting the hooks into the library.
> > Note: If you don't use async cancelation in your application, or don't
> > to cancel threads that are blocked on system resources such as network
> > then the default non-preemptive async cancelation is probably good
> > However, pthreads-win32 auto-detects the availability of these
> > at run-time, so you don't need to rebuild the library from source if you
> > change your mind later.
> > All of the advice available in books and elsewhere on the undesirability
> > of using async cancelation in any application still stands, but this
> > feature is a welcome addition with respect to the library's conformance
> > the POSIX standard.