[Gc] NetBSD pthreads support

Tommaso Tagliapietra (EXT VE SYS) tommaso.tagliapietra at enel.it
Wed Sep 28 23:45:27 PDT 2005


This patch may be necessary for FreeBSD too?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Boehm, Hans" <hans.boehm at hp.com>
To: "Tatsuya BIZENN" <bizenn at visha.org>; <gc at napali.hpl.hp.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 9:45 PM
Subject: RE: [Gc] NetBSD pthreads support


> Thank you.  I just now finally got a chance to look at it.
> 
> I think I'm fine with all of the changes, except probably the
> introduction of GC_restart_ack_sem.  This looks like it's trying to fix
> a possibly generic race condition, perhaps the one pointed out in the
> thread "race condition when restarting threads", started by Ben Maurer
> on July 3?
> 
> Are you sure this is still necessary in 6.6?  If so, is there any reason
> to believe this is NetBSD-specific?
> 
> If it really is NetBSD-specific, I think it requires an explanatory
> comment.  If not, I would really like to deal with the underlying
> problem.
> 
> Hans
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com 
>> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Tatsuya BIZENN
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 7:01 AM
>> To: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
>> Subject: Re: [Gc] NetBSD pthreads support
>> 
>> 
>> Oops, This is the really correct patch.
>> Sorry.
>> 
>> On 2005/09/13, at 21:57, Tatsuya BIZENN wrote:
>> 
>> > I made a patch for gc6.6 to suppot NetBSD pthreads.
>> > Make check success all,  and I use this patch
>> > on Gauche scheme interpreter.  It seems to work nicely.
>> 
>> --
>> Tatsuya BIZENN
>> 
> 
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