jso at lyngso-industri.dk
Sun Jan 10 23:51:36 PST 1999
Godmar Back writes:
QNX 4 doesn't support ITIMER_VIRTUAL timers, and consequently cannot
use jthreads as is. Would it be possible to let jthreads default to
non-preemptive scheduling when ITIMER_VIRTUAL is not defined? In that
case QNX 4 could use jthreads.
> Is anybody still relying on the old, non-preemptive internal threading
> system (i.e. you configure with --with-threads=unix-internal)?
> This would be the case for systems that do not provide support for
> asynchronous/non-blocking I/O.
> It will be nuked soon from the CVS repository. However, if people depend
> on the ability to use kaffe on systems that do not provide support for
> asynchronous I/O, we could integrate this ability in the unix-jthreads code.
> - Godmar
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