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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Native POSIX Thread Library 0.1
    On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 03:30:19PM -0700, dean gaudet wrote:
    > > It's better to have an explict pthread_suspend_[thread,all]() function
    > could this be implemented by having a gc thread in a unique process group
    > and then suspending the jvm process group?

    Suspending how ? via signal ?

    Possibly, but having an explicit syscall() call is important since interrupts
    are also suspended under that condition, pthread_cond_timedwait(), etc...
    It really needs to be suspended in a way that's different than the SIGSOMETHING
    mechanism. I was fixing bugs in libc_r, so I know the issues to a certain degree
    and bad logic those particular corner cases was screwing me up.


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