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SubjectRe: SCO: "thread creation is about a thousand times faster than on native Linux"
On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 08:34:22PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > I think shared sigprocmask is very useful. How otherwise would you lock
> > > against signals in a multithreaded process ? Locking is really
> > > needed when you're e.g. using queued SIGIO for IO. Doing the locking
> > > in user space is really nasty in this case
> >
> > lock_signals = 1; // all signal functions in my code check this
> > // and do the appropriate thing.
>
> And what is the appropiate thing?

Whatever the user program wants it to be. I don't see why the OS needs to
be involved here.



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