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From Pier Fumagalli <p...@betaversion.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr/locks/unix crossproc.c locks.c proc_mutex.c
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2002 21:30:10 GMT
"Aaron Bannert" <aaron@clove.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 04, 2002 at 04:04:46PM -0500, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>> You should hard-code posix semaphores for Darwin in apr_hints.m4.  We
>> should not be playing around with the lock choice and affecting
>> multiple systems when we get specific platform knowledge we want to
>> exploit.  apr_hints.m4 is for that specific platform knowledge.
> 
> I don't consider this to be platform specific knowledge. Posix semaphores
> can be used on other platforms as well (Jim said he tested it on
> Solaris).
> 
> So is sem_open() broken on linux 2.2.12 or is it just being used incorrectly?

Isn't it somehow related to glibc rather than to the kernel?

    Pier


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