On 30.06.2019 17:42, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote: > On Sat, Jun 29, 2019 at 06:12:49PM +0200, Kamil Rytarowski wrote: >> NetBSD does not implement PTHREAD_STACK_MIN as this is an optional part >> of POSIX, however it implements sysconf(_SC_THREAD_STACK_MIN). >> >> I think that this is inconsistent we we should pick one of the following >> paths: >> >> 1. Define PTHREAD_STACK_MIN as sysconf(_SC_THREAD_STACK_MIN). >> >> 2. Drop _SC_THREAD_STACK_MIN from sysconf(3). >> >> Independently we could tune SC_THREAD_STACK_MIN to return something >> larger than PAGE_SIZE if we find it needed. There were debates that a >> single page might not be sufficient. >> >> There is also a similar constant MINSIGSTKSZ (8192 bytes). > > Neither option makes sense. PTHREAD_STACK_MIN is supposed to be ICE and > that can't work reasonable on platforms with dynamic page size. > _SC_THREAD_STACK_MIN is a perfectly reasonable mechanism to get a > reasonable limit at run time. In short: this is fine, nothing to change. > > Joerg > I'm aware that the value should be suitable for usage in preprocessor.. however it's already done exactly this way in Illumos (as an extension/violation that in practice probably makes no issues anywhere). #define PTHREAD_STACK_MIN ((size_t)_sysconf(_SC_THREAD_STACK_MIN)) http://src.illumos.org/source/xref/illumos-gate/usr/src/head/limits.h#328 But OK, thanks!
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