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

Tijl Coosemans tijl at
Sun Aug 19 09:17:30 PDT 2007

On Sunday 19 August 2007 16:53:13 Daniel Eischen wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Aug 2007, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
>> Daniel Eischen <deischen at> writes:
>>> FreeBSD as well as Solaris and Linux (it looks like Linux only
>>> allows a thread group to be signaled) have gotten along without
>>> this API, and Wine seems to be the only target for this syscall.
>> Actually, Linux, Solaris, and Mac OS X all export that
>> functionality, and in all cases it was added before Wine requested
>> it, probably because it's a fairly logical feature to have as part
>> of a kernel threading mechanism.
> I do not see it in Solaris.  All I can find is _lwp_kill(), which
> isn't meant to be used by applications and isn't suppose to work for
> LWPs outside the current process.

Solaris exposes LWPs via the /proc file system and allows sending
signals to them that way.

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