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Date: Thu, 1 Aug 2019 12:45:20 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Support SIGEV_THREAD_ID

On Thu, Aug 01, 2019 at 06:24:31PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * 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.

Good to know. I think we can go forward with doing the same then,
providing the interfaces to get and use tids.


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