> > - rwlocks (*wakeup is bad) > > Why? Because afaict if readers_wakeup is set to 1 and a new writer takes the rwlock before any reader wakes up, readers will busy wait on it, as discussed in this subthread: https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/phil-list/2002-November/000212.html > > - cleartid support for the main thread? > > Why? Because if someone joins the main thread and the main thread gets a SIGKILL (sent via pthread_kill), the joiner won't notice, See https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/phil-list/2002-November/000217.html > > - pthread_kill_other_threads_np (used by Sun JRE) > > That's their problem. The JVM needs changing anyway. I don't intend to > re-introduce this function. I don't see any reason to break code that could otherwise work.
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