Subject: Re: "Missing" pthread functions
To: Havard Eidnes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 02/02/2003 16:02:43
On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 12:55:02AM +0100, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> One of the things he noted was that the following functions appear to
> be "missing" in our pthread library:
They're not "missing" so much as "optional". POSIX specifies CPP
macros that a system defines in <unistd.h> when these features are
provided by the thread library.
> I'll admit that I don't know pthreads much myself, and these may be
> optional, but I thought I'd ask anyway whether there are any plans on
> adding these functions later on.
There are plans to add them eventually.
> BTW, my friends' tests weren't entirely successful; I'm trying to get
> him to produce a minimal example which demonstrates the problems he
> were observing, and we'll see if he comes through on that.
Bug reports with test cases are always good :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>