cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_thr.c syscalls.master src/sys/sys
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
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 freebsd.org> 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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