Re: Is thread support available under Linux 2.2.14?

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 19:38:29 GMT

On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 10:26:13AM -0800, Bob Carragher wrote:
> Well, under Solaris, I would guess that if a signal is being
> generated to indicate thread mutex synchronisation, it is
> being ignored by Ups.  Certainly, I can set breakpoints in

Solaris likely uses some other mechanism for its mutexes.

> certain functions which can only be reached by "child" threads,
> and have no problems with Ups not reaching them.  Perhaps that
> would be a sufficient "fix" for Ups for Linux -- i.e. either
> have it ignore signal 32 or at least have the capability of
> setting the action on such a signal?

Looking at obj_signal.c you likely just need to extend the existing signal
table a bit for this. 

-Andi (still hoping the ups will someday be GPLed) 

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