Subject: Re: galeon is failing on 1.6R
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/24/2003 23:48:20
On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 03:40:34PM -0400, Nathan Williams wrote:
  | "Steven M. Bellovin" <> writes:
  | > Put another way, if I can't get some application fixed, my choice may 
  | > be to accept occasional crashes because the application's thread code 
  | > is broken, or to have it not run at all because of the assertion.  
  | Okay, I've done something like this. The environment variable
  | PTHREAD_ERRORMODE controls the behavior of libpthread on (detected)
  | application errors. The settings are "ignore", "print", and
  | "abort". The error messages should also be more useful in explaining
  | what the detected problem was, rather than just the internal test that
  | failed.

Hi Nathan.

May I suggest that you consider changing this to use a syntax similar
to $LIBC_DIAGNOSTIC as documented in _DIAGASSERT(3), and renaming the