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Re: Problems with signal delivery

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Problems with signal delivery
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 21:04:08 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

Roland McGrath, le Thu 02 Sep 2010 19:52:42 -0700, a écrit :
> > Do you mean that there is some code relying on these Hurd semantics, and
> > that therefore we should not try to change them to match POSIX, except
> > maybe when the pthread functions are used?
> I mean the semantics are the semantics and have been for 15+ years, and we
> can't assume it's OK to just go changing them and call it a "fix".  POSIX
> only specifies anything about any kind of multithreadedness when pthread
> functions are used.

Right, I believe it should be feasible to keep the signal sematic of
libthreads and give the posix semantic to libpthread.


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