locking in a device driver

Dinesh Nair dinesh at alphaque.com
Wed Nov 2 12:55:47 PST 2005

On 11/03/05 03:12 Warner Losh said the following:
> Yes.  if you tsleep with signals enabled, the periodic timer will go
> off, and you'll return early.  This typically isn't what you want
> either.

looks like i've got a lot of work to do, poring thru all the ioctls for the 
device and trying to use another method to wait instead of tsleep().

> works.  If you use libc_r on 5, you'll see exactly this behavior.  If
> you use libpthread or libthr, you won't.

i use gcc -pthread, so it's libc_r on 4.x. what does 'gcc -pthread' link to 
on 5.x ?

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