Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Mar 20 06:27:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
To: <cygwin-developers@cygwin.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 1:14 AM
Subject: Re: YANDQ

> On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 08:27:45PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >
> >Are these specs way off base? If not, how do I go about altering
> >sys/types.h (which I note appears to be part of newlib).
> You submit a patch to the newlib mailing list which is conditionalized
> #ifdef __CYGWIN__
> #endif
> I can approve patches like this as long as they don't make changes to
> any non-cygwin part of newlib.
> cgf

Great. I'll do these changes as part of the threads overhaul. I've got
the revamped code going with the minor issue that after CVS updating,
something bad has broken :[ , and it's a lot cleaner.

I think I can tell you why the arrays where there in the first place:
a) avoid testing for readable memory and
b) to implement pthread_self (gets a pthread_t referring to the current

I've implemented a) as we discussed already and b) using a Tls Index for
the local thread object.


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