signaling unix threads

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Fri Oct 29 19:15:55 CDT 2004

Jukka Heinonen <jhei at> writes:

> Now, I have tried this approach and it seems to work. I have
> some prototype implementation lying around but I was thinking
> about doing something more complicated at the time,
> like using SIGUSR2 handler for doing Win32 remote operations
> discussed earlier on wine-devel, because signal handler 
> is probably running in the correct context for doing
> this kind of things but I guess locking issues are going to
> be pretty complicated so it is probably better to just fix
> dosvm issues with a simple mechanism and not worry about
> anything else.

It would certainly be nice if we could convince dosvm to stop using
SIGUSR2, there are lots of other things that could make better use of
it.  I don't really have a good solution to offer though (except maybe
getting rid of dosvm altogether ;-)

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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