native and internal threads
tullmann at cs.utah.edu
Wed Nov 24 11:29:55 PST 1999
> I am porting kaffe to a new platform (pSOS-PowerPC860). Now, I have
> to compile it. But in the first step, I don't want to use a native
> threads (a later work).
Look in the FAQ directory at ... hmm, I could of sworn there was a
FAQ.porting file... Anyway, I know Godmar wrote one a while ago with
a short set of steps to port Kaffe to a new platform. You might
search the archive. (If you could turn that mail into a FAQ, that'd
be nice, too).
Kaffe's user-mode threading system is called "unix-jthreads". It is
the default when configuring Kaffe. The available thread packages are
the directories in kaffe/kaffevm/systems/ (each directory is one
Look at FAQ/FAQ.jsignal for a bit about how the jthreads system works
and what it requires from your OS in terms of signal handling and
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