pthread_kill prototype

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Mar 20 17:36:00 GMT 2001


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [ mailto:cgf@redhat.com ]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 12:33 PM
> To: cygwin-developers@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: pthread_kill prototype
> 
> 
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 12:20:24PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >> actually this is only a problem when
> >> #if defined(_POSIX_THREADS) 
> >> 
> >> which I do not believe is defined anywhere in Cygwin
> >> so may never have beem picked up before
> 
> Someone asked recently if this should be done.  Since I don't
> know much about pthreads, I didn't know how to respond.
> 
> If it makes sense to define _POSIX_PTHREADS (and it sounds 
> like it does)
> for Cygwin, I'll add that as a define for gcc 2.95.3.
> 
> cgf
> 

Not yet! _POSIX_THREADS means that the system supports a certain list of
functions and symbols. We don't support that list yet. When we have
enough support, I'll be sure to ask for _POSIX_THREADS (and about 6
other related symbols).

Rob



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