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Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 18:24:31 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: James Y Knight <>
Subject: Re: Support SIGEV_THREAD_ID

* James Y. Knight:

> There seems to be some debate in glibc over whether this API should be
> supported, due to the long-standing debate about "pthread_t" vs
> "kernel tid" APIs. (And this API uses kernel tids, of course.)

The debate is over and has been decided in favor of supporting TIDs.  We
just have a backlog of interfaces for which we need to add support.

Fortunately, C++ is standardizing stackless coroutines, so this has not
been proven to be a mistake.


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