[Python-Dev] cygwin errors
Mon, 21 Jul 2003 16:27:49 -0400
On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 03:55:31PM -0400, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Jason Tishler]
> > So, the question is how should we deal with this issue?
> > 1. Leave the Python code base alone and assume that Cygwin's
> > pthread_sigmask() will get fixed. Additionally, assume I
> > will patch around this problem until that happens.
> > 2. Patch the Python code base so that HAVE_PTHREAD_SIGMASK is
> > undefined under Cygwin.
> > I recommend option #1. Do others agree?
> I don't know. It seems the only effect of HAVE_PTHREAD_SIGMASK is to
> decide whether Python uses pthread_sigmask() or sigprocmask(). If the
> latter works but the former doesn't, I would have guessed you'd like
> to use the latter <wink>.
Yup! But, would such a Cygwin specific change be accepted so close to
the release date? This is one of the reasons that I recommended option
#1. Any other opinions?
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