Gnulib module: —
Portability problems fixed by Gnulib:
Portability problems not fixed by Gnulib:
- This function is missing on some platforms:
Minix 3.1.8, HP-UX 11.11, IRIX 5.3, Solaris 2.4, mingw, MSVC 9, BeOS.
- On Linux/glibc platforms before the advent of NPTL, signals could only be
sent to one particular thread. In POSIX, signals are sent to the entire
process and executed by any thread of the process that happens to have the
particular signal currently unblocked.