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Re: Cthreads to Pthreads code.

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Cthreads to Pthreads code.
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 09:59:14 -0400
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On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 04:19:48AM +0200, Vicente Hernando Ara wrote:
> I am changing the Hurd code from cthreads to pthreads.


>  *  In pfinet code appear __mutex_lock and __mutex_unlock functions,
> instead mutex_lock and so. 
> This functions are defined in glibc. Should I change pfinet code to
> pthread_mutex_lock and pthread_mutex_unlock anyway?

The reason for the name change is to avoid conflicts with the Linux code
we glue to.  Whatever works for that is fine, so please find a solution
with that in mind.

>  *  hurd_condition_wait, this function:
> /* Just like condition_wait, but cancellable.  Returns true if
> cancelled.  */
> Is this behavior similar to pthread_cond_wait?
> Is it best to change hurd_condition_wait internals to posix functions?

We need an implementation for hurd_condition_wait in pthreads.
This whole cancellation thign is quite complicated, see discussion on


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