pthread_kill prototype

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Mar 20 15:12:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 09:49:23AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>Chris,
>  what was the verdict on fixing this? pthread_kill is protoyped (and
>implemented) incorrectly in pthread.h & thread.cc (conflicts with
>newlibs sys/signal.h). Looking at doco on the web, the correct answer is
>to change thread.cc, but that will break binary compatibility.

I don't recall this being discussed before.  What is the difference
in prototyping that will break compatibility?  More details, please.

cgf



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