[patch] RTEMS pthread.h changes

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Wed Dec 8 13:54:00 GMT 2010

On Dec  8 11:02, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Hi Ralf,
> On Dec  7 17:09, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I am submitting the patch below on behalf of Joel, who currently is
> > busy with other obligations.
> > 
> > This patch adds a couple of POSIX pthread functions RTEMS is
> > supporting and adds a new field "guardsize" to pthread_attr_t RTEMS
> > internally applies to implement these functions.
> > 
> > The latter is an ABI change and therefore might not be suitable for
> > other OSes. May-be it should be enclosed into #ifndef __CYGWIN__ or
> > #ifdef __rtems__ defines?
> Cygwin has its own pthread.h, so Cygwin doesn't matter here.  However,
> since it's an ABI change I'd suggest to enclose it in __rtems__
> brackets.  It should only be enabled on a case by case basis.

...unless we can be sure that RTEMS and Cygwin are the only newlib-based
systems which actually implement pthreads.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat

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