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From "Jimmy, Jing Lv" <firep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][luni] Put setInterruptAction() in our j.l.Thread stub?
Date Mon, 11 Sep 2006 02:04:15 GMT
Gregory Shimansky wrote:
> On Friday 08 September 2006 06:03 Jimmy, Jing Lv wrote:
>> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>>> This came up in another thread.
>>> Currently, java.nio.channels.spi.AbstractInterruptibleChannel depends on
>>> there being a setInterruptAction() method on java.lang.Thread.
>>> I certainly think that this kind of thing should be documented, so the
>>> question - should we add this to our Thread stub class?
>> Yes, the VMs whose Thread do not know how to interrupt a certain
>> understratum blocking I/O(socket read/write, select, or so) is likely to
>> use this method. Though DRLVM using SIGUSR2 may not meet this problem(
>> does SIGUSR2 work on windows?). I agree this must be documented.
> DRLVM doesn't use POSIX signals on windows if you mean if they work in DRLVM.
> And if you mean whether they work in the same way as on Linux in regard of 
> interrupting blocked IO I don't think so. POSIX signals on windows work in 
> their own specific to windows kernel version way which makes them quite 
> useless.

In this way I believe that method is necessary, maybe not only for 
windows but also for other platforms.

> +1 of course to document to the above Geir question


Best Regards!

Jimmy, Jing Lv
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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