[Mono-list] pthreads in mono
cdhowie at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 13:22:30 EDT 2008
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Paolo Molaro <lupus at ximian.com> wrote:
> On 03/28/08 Chris Howie wrote:
> > Note that it's not that simple though. The signature specifies a
> > pthread_t*, not a pthead_t**. It wants a pointer to a structure that
> > will be filled in, not a pointer to a pointer (as is IntPtr&). The
> > code as writted above will certainly corrupt the memory next to the
> > location that the "handler" local is stored in, unless
> > sizeof(pthread_t) is <= IntPtr.Size.
> Sure and my code is correct and won't generate any memory corruption
> because all the sane operating systems have pthread_t as an integer or a
> pointer. You're free to look for an operating system where the above is
> incorrect. When you have found it (you might need to write you own, as
> even OSX got this bit right...) you will have to port mono to it first.
Ah, I was not aware of this so I was trying to make sure all of the
bases were covered.
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