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.
>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 ?