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Re: Porting Sun's XView to Cygwin: ucontext.h/sigcontext workaround?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Hirsch, Matthew" <MHirsch at analogic dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 19:20:41 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Porting Sun's XView to Cygwin: ucontext.h/sigcontext workaround?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 16 Jun 2003, Hirsch, Matthew wrote:
> Hi list.
> I'm working on porting Sun Microsystems's antiquated XView libraries to
> Cygwin. The only major hangup I've run into is the absence of the signal
> context functionality (ucontext.h and sigcontext). I've read through the
> archives of this distribution, and I know this has been discussed at some
> length, especially by Igor Pechtchanski, but no resolution was reached.
> Has anyone found a suitable workaround?
> Thanks much..
> Matt Hirsch
Unfortunately, the best solution at this point is the one outlined in
<http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2002-10/msg00236.html> (the bug Allen
mentioned has been fixed, so my original proposal of using cygwin_internal
should also work). You should then be able to use GetThreadContext to
retrieve the context.
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