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Re: Hurd_condition_wait in glibc libpthreads in Debian

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: Hurd_condition_wait in glibc libpthreads in Debian
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2012 00:26:12 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 03:13:12PM -0700, Thomas DiModica wrote:
> I get what you're saying: I'm confusing the semantics of how cancellation
> is HANDLED with the semantics of how it is SIGNALED. The signaling
> semantics are the same.

That's it.

> You mean like a PTHREAD_CANCEL_GNU? It would be doable.

I would personally name it PTHREAD_CANCEL_HURD to avoid increasing the
already existing confusion.

> If that were the case, we could merge hurd_condition_wait into
> phread_cond_wait as a special case. Maybe: streamio
> intermingles the two, pflocal did.
> That would also handle hurd_check_cancel.

Why not.

Richard Braun

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