cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_thr.c syscalls.master src/sys/sys

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Sat Aug 18 18:21:40 PDT 2007

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- --On Saturday, August 18, 2007 20:51:57 -0400 Daniel Eischen 
<deischen at> wrote:

> You can say that about a lot of APIs, but that doesn't mean we should add
> them.  This is a bit of a hack to satisfy one application (Wine) when there
> are other (perhaps harder) ways to skin the cat.  We certainly don't want
> anything else using this API, so I'd advocate removing it.

Stupid question, but ... why not?

First off, do you know for a fact that Wine is the only app out there that 
needs the ability to kill off a thread in a seperate process, or has nobody in 
the past cared enough to see other apps ported from Linux -> FreeBSD to push 
for this sort of thing?

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