Re: About Constructions rules

Subject: Re: About Constructions rules
From: Carlos Villegas <cav@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 1999 14:17:55 +0900

Matthias Clasen wrote:
> >
> > It's only multi-threaded on Win32, which I'm not using, and if you
> > aren't either, then you might not have noticed this.
> The docs say so, but the code also has support for multi-threading
> on Mach (using cthreads) and Linux (using pthreads). Recently Adam Di
> Carlo offered apatch to make the cthreads support work on the GNU Hurd.
> This will appear in OpenJade 1.2.2.
> I don't know if it has been seriously tested on those platforms, though
> (I can say for sure that it hasn't on Linux, since I wrote that code).
> The pthreads support may work on other POSIX systems. To enable it,
> you have to compile with -DSP_USE_PTHREADS.
I think it may also need -D_REENTRANT for glibc on Linux. I compiled it
way and have been using it. I don't know if it really improves
but at least it doesn't cause any problems, it's perfectly stable.

Carlos Villegas
Uniscope, Inc.

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