Do we plan to get rid of LinuxThreads support anytime soon?
thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 12:46:53 UTC 2015
Nice to know. Thanks!
On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 2:34 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com>
> On 23/04/2015 10:15 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> How long do we plan to continue support for LinuxThreads (vs NPTL) Linux
>> variants? There would be some coding in os/linux which could be thrown
>> if we stopped supporting LinuxThreads.
>> If we do not get rid of it: does Oracle still run tests on Linux variants
>> which use LinuxThreads?
> LinuxThreads is "dead". We do not support it at all and have not for a
> long time. IIRC some LinuxThreads code has been removed in places when
> other changes have occurred. There was a big clean up of this slated but I
> don't know what happened to it - I guess adding new features took priority.
>> Regards, Thomas
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