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Threaded Cygwin Python Problem (was Re: Creating a local mirror ...)
On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 08:48:13AM -0500, Gerald S. Williams wrote:
> I would be interested in more information on the pthreads
> problem and possibly helping out with the fix, although I
> haven't taken the time to dig around in the code and find
> the offending code yet. If I followed the thread properly,
> there is some dependency on a SignalObjectAndWait function
> that isn't natively supported on Windows and hasn't been
> emulated correctly, so there is now a race condition.
Thanks for your offer to help. See the following for more details:
> BTW, Cygwin is not the only platform to have problems with
> pthreads. Another member of my group found a problem with
> the Solaris pthreads package that he had to work around.
Please provide more details on the above. Maybe the same or similar
workaround could help for Cygwin too?
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