signaling unix threads

Mike Hearn mike at
Sun Nov 7 05:54:30 CST 2004

On Sun, 07 Nov 2004 12:10:15 +0200, Jukka Heinonen wrote:
> I was myself thinking about using a single signal 
> whose handler just pulls asynchronous requests from
> wineserver as an implementation of the multiplexing system.
> Locking issues could be fixed using worker threads,
> signal safe critical section implementation or
> explicit signal blocking in protected code paths.
> But since there are quite a few ways for implementing
> multiplexing and fixing the resulting locking issues
> I probably just wait and see what the implementation
> turns out to be.

I quite liked Michaels idea of the RT signals. Is there some reason we
can't use them?

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