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SubjectRe: [take24 0/6] kevent: Generic event handling mechanism.
On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 11:38:25PM -0800, Ulrich Drepper (drepper@redhat.com) wrote:
> Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> >I've checked the code.
> >Since it will be a union, it is impossible to use _sigev_thread and it
> >becomes just SIGEV_SIGNAL case with different delivery mechanism.
> >Is it what you want?
>
> struct sigevent is defined like this:
>
> typedef struct sigevent {
> sigval_t sigev_value;
> int sigev_signo;
> int sigev_notify;
> union {
> int _pad[SIGEV_PAD_SIZE];
> int _tid;
>
> struct {
> void (*_function)(sigval_t);
> void *_attribute; /* really pthread_attr_t */
> } _sigev_thread;
> } _sigev_un;
> } sigevent_t;
>
>
> For the SIGEV_KEVENT case:
>
> sigev_notify is set to SIGEV_KEVENT (obviously)
>
> sigev_value can be used for the void* data passed along with the
> signal, just like in the case of a signal delivery
>
> Now you need a way to specify the kevent descriptor. Just add
>
> int _kevent;
>
> inside the union and if you want
>
> #define sigev_kevent_descr _sigev_un._kevent
>
> That should be all.

That what I implemented.
But in this case it will be impossible to have SIGEV_THREAD and SIGEV_KEVENT
at the same time, it will be just the same as SIGEV_SIGNAL but with
different delivery mechanism. Is is what you expect for that?
> --
> ➧ Ulrich Drepper ➧ Red Hat, Inc. ➧ 444 Castro St ➧ Mountain View,
> CA ❖

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Evgeniy Polyakov
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