pthread_kill prototype

Robert Collins
Tue Mar 20 17:04:00 GMT 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [ ]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 11:43 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: pthread_kill prototype
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 10:20:42AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >
> Ah.  I stopped reading all of the python nonense a long time ago.  I
> don't know anything about python and watching people continually
> attempting to build it was excruciating.

Same here.... but I realised that I had covered off the problems with
the present functions AFAICT and was looking for a quick list of missing
functions that have bugged people. So I figured I'd add to the misery :]

> I pretty much just kill any message that mentions python now.

python anyone? :]

> >the definition in sys/signal.h is the posixly correct one.
> Then that's the one that we should be using.  Just nuke the old
> one.
> AFAICT, you're the first person to actually try to use the pthread
> stuff and make it work correctly.  If Cygwin's implementation 
> was wrong
> then I don't see how any programs could be ported to it.
> cgf

Well someone may have done
#ifdef __CYGWIN__

but at worst they just have to get rid of that unportable test and

I'll fix that up and start moving around types and so forth in the next


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