cvs commit: src/lib/libpthread Makefile src/lib/libpthread/test sigsuspend_d.c src/lib/libpthread/thread thr_cancel.c thr_concurrency.c thr_create.c thr_find_thread.c thr_init.c thr_kern.c thr_nanosleep.c thr_private.h thr_sig.c thr_sigmask.c...

David O'Brien obrien at
Fri Jul 18 17:15:26 PDT 2003

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 05:10:21PM -0400, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jul 2003, Scott Long wrote:
> > David and all,
> > 
> > Thanks for all of the good work here!
> > 
> > There has been a grwoing question of which threading package will be
> > made 'default' for 5.x.  The main requirement is that the default
> > threading package be supported on all Tier-1 platforms.  Right now,
> > only libc_r meets that requirement.  Here's a quick table from
> > memory, please correct me if I'm wrong:
> > 
> >          i386  alpha  sparc64  ia64
> > c_r       X     X       X       X
> > kse       X                     X
> > thr       X             X       X
> I'd like to see the emphasis put more on the <arch>s; if
> they are going to be Tier-1, provide the necessary libkse
> bits :-)

Who are "the arches"?  KSE is a new feature, so the responsibility is on
the KSE developers to complete their implementation on all Tier-1
platforms.  I've offered Alpha boxes to all the KSE developers and have
had zero takers... (same for i386 SMP boxes... but that's another story)

-- David  (obrien at

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