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Re: Kaffe on GNU Hurd

On Mon, Jan 17, 2000 at 06:24:58PM +0100, Mark Kettenis wrote:
>    Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 16:02:29 +0100
>    From: "Edouard G. Parmelan" <Edouard.Parmelan@quadratec.fr>
>    > >From what I can gather most (or all) of the failed tests have to do with 
>    > exception handling (or signal handling). Here's the  list so far:
>    > Preempt
>    Test thread system.
>    It work ONLY IF you have working SIGVTALRM and setitimer() and
>    ITIMER_VIRTUAL.  Could you check that theses are true on GNU Hurd ?
> We have no ITIMER_VIRTUAL on the Hurd.
> Mark

>From what I checked in the glibc code, ITIMER_VIRTUAL and ITIMER_PROF are not 
implemented, only ITIMER_REAL is, so a program would never get a SIGVTALARM, 
and jthread preempting depends on it. Is this functionality planned to be 
added glibc or is there some alternative simmilar to SIGVTALARM ?


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