[Python-Dev] cygwin errors

Jason Tishler jason@tishler.net
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?

Thanks,
Jason

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