[m-rev.] for review: Support building Boehm GC with Winpthreads.
jfischer at opturion.com
Wed Aug 13 14:55:43 AEST 2014
On Wed, 13 Aug 2014, Peter Wang wrote:
> Branches: master, 14.01
> Winpthreads is a pthreads implementation from the MinGW-w64 project,
> different from pthreads-win32. A similar patch to this should make its
> way into Boehm GC upstream. As we will not be upgrading Boehm GC on the
> 14.01 branch, apply this small change to our copy of the library for now.
> Winpthreads uses scalar thread IDs.
> Winpthread thread IDs should be virtually unique but make the
> conservative assumption anyway.
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