Suggestion about including pthread.h

Shi Jun Zhang zhangshj at
Mon Mar 12 03:28:56 UTC 2012

On 3/9/2012 6:05 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> On 9/03/2012 7:04 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 09/03/2012 08:01, Shi Jun Zhang wrote:
>>> The situation in NativeThread.c is more complicated than other 2
>>> files. I'm not familiar with BSD or Mac. It seems that we don't need
>>> to signal threads on BSD or Mac. And INTERRUPT_SIGNAL on AIX will
>>> definitely be different from the one on Linux. I think we'd better
>>> separate the changes in NativeThread.c from this patch and try to
>>> solve it later.
>> Right, if signals are required there is likely to be differences across
>> platforms. It is also likely that this code will need to be changed for
>> Mac too as there are a couple of preemptive close issues to sort out
>> (for file operations, sockets are okay).
>>>> The change to socket_md.c looks okay to me but you will need to
>>>> re-base your patch due to the Mac port in jdk8/tl.
>>> I'm a new comer and i got known from Charles about the difference
>>> between jdk8 and jdk8/tl. The latest webrev is based on jdk8/tl.
>> The changes in this webrev look okay to me.
> In java_md.c
> 1445       /* See above. Continue in current thread if thr_create() 
> failed */
> The "see above" is now a "see below".
> I think the launcher changes are okay because BSD/OSX won't use this 
> file.
> I think the socket changes are okay as long as BSD builds and OSX 
> builds define _ALLBSD_SOURCE. I still don't fully understand if a BSD 
> build and an OSX build are distinct.
> David
>> -Alan.
The comment "see above" has been changed to "see below".


Shi Jun Zhang

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