Please disregard earlier message re: nanosleep, pthreads, and 7.3

Mark Terribile materribile at
Sat Mar 5 23:27:31 UTC 2011

A few hours ago I wrote:

> As I underestand things, nanosleep() is supposed to affect only
> the thread to which it is applied.  I have a test program in
> which it appears to block both that thread and the thread which
> created it.  Is this a known problem?  Am I misreading things?
> I'm on 7.2; does this change in later versions?

The word "appears" was apt.  My test program, though only a page long, was in error.  I am happy to now go hunting my real problems, and I apologize for disturbing you, especially those of you who may now be buzzing through source code to see if I might possibly be right.

    Mark Terribile


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