Re: Hurd_condition_wait in glibc libpthreads in Debian
On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 03:13:12PM -0700, Thomas DiModica wrote:
> I get what you're saying: I'm confusing the semantics of how cancellation
> is HANDLED with the semantics of how it is SIGNALED. The signaling
> semantics are the same.
> You mean like a PTHREAD_CANCEL_GNU? It would be doable.
I would personally name it PTHREAD_CANCEL_HURD to avoid increasing the
already existing confusion.
> If that were the case, we could merge hurd_condition_wait into
> phread_cond_wait as a special case. Maybe: streamio
> intermingles the two, pflocal did.
> That would also handle hurd_check_cancel.