[lsb-discuss] LSB 2.0 and NPTL

Darrin Thompson darrint at progeny.com
Thu Sep 4 05:55:23 PDT 2003

Kevin P. Dankwardt wrote:
> Does this imply that there is an actual POSIX conforming implementation? My
> understanding is that NPTL is not yet correct or complete. I see this issue
> currently with the LSB saying Linuxthreads or POSIX threads when folks no
> longer have Linuxthreads and POSIX conforming threads are not yet available.

Chapter 18 says:

"...POSIX threads, except they may exhibit the following behaviors. ..."

Then there are 11 caveats.

NPTL should conform better to Posix threads and allow the list of 11 
caveats to shrink.

Darrin Thompson

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