Subject: Re: pth & pth-syscall problems
To: M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de, Mihai Chelaru <email@example.com>
From: Nick Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/09/2002 12:40:17
On Thursday 06 June 2002 6:41 pm, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> I find both the message displayed on build:
> Warning: The hard system call mapping variant is still work in progress.
> Do neither expect it to compile on all platforms (because of
> conflicts with vendor prototypes) nor to actually work!
> and the fact that the generated lib doesn't pass its own selftest:
> Initializing Pth system (spawns scheduler and main thread)
> *** ERROR, TEST FAILED:
> *** errno=1
> somewhat scaring.
I went through (some time ago now) the syscalls that a --enable-syscall-hard
pth overrides to make it work with NetBSD so I believe the message is
The test fails because it assumes that it isn't prempted. With
--enable-syscall-hard this is no longer true.
> I'd feel better if the plain pth and pth-syscall could
> coexist on one system.
I really don't see the point.