[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Lib/test test_signal.py,1.9,1.10

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 30 May 2002 12:35:59 -0400

> I'm not sure either, but I have convinced myself that signal mask
> handling is just buggered on BSD when the program is compiled in a
> multi-threaded style (as, in simple C programs don't do what you
> (well, I) would expect).  Note this isn't about actually using threads
> -- just using "cc -pthreads".
> Now what do I do?  Back my patch out?  Not expose the functions on
> BSD?  It works on Linux...

Add a configure check for the desired behavior and enable the changes
only when the system behaves correctly.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)