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RE: pthreads support
- To: 'Mumit Khan' <khan at NanoTech dot Wisc dot EDU>
- Subject: RE: pthreads support
- From: Heribert Dahms <heribert_dahms at icon-gmbh dot de>
- Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2001 22:50:56 +0200
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
thanks for clarification! I've misinterpreted:
> Robert, The first "simple" testcase is gcc itself (configured with
> --enable-threads=posix), since gcc uses a very small subset of pthreads
> functionality, and that's what I'm going to try as soon as I get a
> chance to update my local tree.
and implied "gcc uses" as "gcc uses ... during compilation"
instead of "gcc supports"!
Bye, Heribert (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mumit Khan [SMTP:khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2001 01:11
> To: Heribert Dahms
> Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: pthreads support
> The GCC compilers and drivers are not multi-threaded, so you get no
> benefit from that. The multi-threading interface in gcc is needed to
> support thread-safe C++ exceptions (Java may need it too, but I know
> next to nothing about the GCC Java front-end).