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bug#14569: 24.3.50; bootstrap fails on Cygwin

From: Christopher Faylor
Subject: bug#14569: 24.3.50; bootstrap fails on Cygwin
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:03:59 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 10:45:47AM -0700, Paul Eggert wrote:
>Cygwin developers, I'm worried about a Cygwin bug where
>pthread_kill may not send a signal to the correct thread.
>This bug may be causing Emacs to crash.  The Cygwin bug is
>discussed in this thread:
>Emacs uses pthread_kill to redirect
>SIGCHLD to the main thread; if this is sent to a random
>thread instead, that could explain the random crashes.
>My question is: does this bug still exist with Cygwin,
>and if so is it likely to get fixed soon?

You pointed to an archived mail messages which implies that was fixed
more than a year ago.  What makes you think it is still a problem?

I'd expect that if it was still a problem our emacs maintainer would
be on top of it.

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