pthread_kill prototype

Christopher Faylor
Tue Mar 20 17:46:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 12:29:48PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Christopher Faylor [ ]
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 12:33 PM
>> To:
>> 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.
>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).

I would hate to get into a situation where I have to make a new release
of gcc to accomodate this, though.  I see that this is defined in a header
controlled by unistd.h on linux, though, so maybe that is how this should
be handled, anyway.


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