Re: Good point of Linux over Windows NT

Olaf Titz (
24 Jan 1997 21:39:21 +0100

yuri mironoff <> wrote:
> Not quite, the returning AST under VMS interrupts the "parent" process
> at a previously provided handler function. I'm not sure thats possible
> under the current thread inplementations.

exit(), SIGCHLD, waitpid() should provide the necessary machinery.
The pthread API is a bit deficient, however (but that's a library issue).


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