Fwd: ITP: libsem -- Portable, pthread-based semaphore library
FYI. I'm packaging Gael's semaphore implementation into the debian archive.
On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 05:10:28AM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name : libsem
> Version : 0.0.1
> Upstream Author : Gael Le Mignot <email@example.com>
> * URL :
> * License : LGPL
> Description : Portable, pthread-based semaphore library
> This is a portable, pthread-based implementation of POSIX semaphores. It was
> initialy written as a patch for the Hurd. However, since it only relies on
> portable interfaces like pthread, it can be used on any sane system.
> I intend to enable this library for all dpkg architectures in which the
> system doesn't currently provide semaphores (to avoid symbol conflicts).
> This means the only official architecture this package will be compiled for
> is hurd-i386.
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 3.1
> APT prefers unstable
> APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
> Architecture: kfreebsd-i386 (i386)
> Kernel: GNU/kFreeBSD 5.2.1-5
> Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (ignored: LC_ALL set to C)
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