Subject: Re: select call implementation and threads
To: john heasley <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/23/2003 20:36:18
On Friday 23 May 2003 6:17 pm, john heasley wrote:

> for pth, many of the blocking functions have pth_* equivalents
> or the programs can be compiled with an option that causes it's
> headers to provide macros that map these calls to the pth_*
> versions.  iirc, the netbsd pkgsrc forces this during the build
> of pth.  but...see the documentation and src.

pkgsrc pth is configured with --enable-syscall-hard for (almost all) NetBSD 
platforms and versions which means that wrappers for some system calls are 
exported by libpth{,read} - select being one.