pthreads

Alex Waugh alex at alexwaugh.com
Thu Jan 3 14:50:17 PST 2002


In message <6a7336f34a.peter at moo.chocky.org>
          Peter Naulls <peter at chocky.org> wrote:

> In message <ffea32f34a.ajw498 at alexwaugh.com>
>           Alex Waugh <alex at alexwaugh.com> wrote:
> 
> > In message <14c420f34a.peter at moo.chocky.org>
> >           Peter Naulls <peter at chocky.org> wrote:
> > 
> > How does the runtime system access this space, or should I just ignore
> > it as Objective-C is not currently supported?
> > 
> > Also in _syslib.s, a part of the stack (__sigstk) is allocated for the
> > callback signal stack, but nothing apears to use this stack. Is this
> > left over from some previous signal handler, or is it in preparation for
> > some other changes, or have I just not found the code where it is used?
> 
> I'm afraid this code is somewhat mysterious.  Nick and I have poked at
> it recently, but IIRC, it was originally done by Pete Burwood.  If you
> have any improvements, then go ahead.

Commenting it out seems to have no ill effects, so I'll probably remove
it then.

Cheers

Alex

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