[PATCH] added locks in pthread code
Mon Jun 10 01:46:00 GMT 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Robert Collins
> Sent: Monday, 10 June 2002 6:41 PM
> To: 'Thomas Pfaff'
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: [PATCH] added locks in pthread code
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Thomas Pfaff [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, 10 June 2002 4:48 PM
> > To: Robert Collins
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: RE: [PATCH] added locks in pthread code
> > I wanted to make sure that a thread can not be cancelled
> > asynchronous when
> > it is in the cleanup push call, but i think it could be done
> > better with
> > InterlockedExchangePointer.
> Yes. Look at the destructor code, or the pthread_atfork list code -
> there is a thread safe list based around InterlockedExchangePointer.
Or, call setcancelstate twice during your pthread_cleanup_push macro.
Once to set PTHREAD_CANCEL_ENABLE, and once to restore the old value.
That avoids the issue completely, and is in spec with P1003.1.
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