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Enable threaded async procedures whenever pthreads is available

Signed-off-by: Johannes Sixt <j6t@kdbg.org>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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commit f6b6098316192475ff0b3fa2ba894d7e555bdfac 1 parent 0ea1c89
Johannes Sixt authored committed
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5 Documentation/technical/api-run-command.txt
@@ -231,8 +231,9 @@ The function pointer in .proc has the following signature:
There are serious restrictions on what the asynchronous function can do
-because this facility is implemented by a pipe to a forked process on
-UNIX, but by a thread in the same address space on Windows:
+because this facility is implemented by a thread in the same address
+space on most platforms (when pthreads is available), but by a pipe to
+a forked process otherwise:
. It cannot change the program's state (global variables, environment,
etc.) in a way that the caller notices; in other words, .in and .out
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5 Makefile
@@ -979,7 +979,6 @@ ifeq ($(uname_S),Windows)
NO_CURL = YesPlease
NO_PYTHON = YesPlease
BLK_SHA1 = YesPlease
- ASYNC_AS_THREAD = YesPlease
CC = compat/vcbuild/scripts/clink.pl
AR = compat/vcbuild/scripts/lib.pl
@@ -1031,7 +1030,6 @@ ifneq (,$(findstring MINGW,$(uname_S)))
NO_REGEX = YesPlease
NO_PYTHON = YesPlease
BLK_SHA1 = YesPlease
- ASYNC_AS_THREAD = YesPlease
COMPAT_CFLAGS += -D__USE_MINGW_ACCESS -DNOGDI -Icompat -Icompat/fnmatch -Icompat/win32
COMPAT_CFLAGS += -DSTRIP_EXTENSION=\".exe\"
COMPAT_OBJS += compat/mingw.o compat/fnmatch/fnmatch.o compat/winansi.o \
@@ -1344,9 +1342,6 @@ ifdef NO_PTHREADS
else
EXTLIBS += $(PTHREAD_LIBS)
LIB_OBJS += thread-utils.o
-ifdef ASYNC_AS_THREAD
- BASIC_CFLAGS += -DASYNC_AS_THREAD
-endif
endif
ifdef DIR_HAS_BSD_GROUP_SEMANTICS
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10 run-command.c
@@ -447,7 +447,7 @@ int run_command_v_opt_cd_env(const char **argv, int opt, const char *dir, const
return run_command(&cmd);
}
-#ifdef ASYNC_AS_THREAD
+#ifndef NO_PTHREADS
static pthread_t main_thread;
static int main_thread_set;
static pthread_key_t async_key;
@@ -455,10 +455,10 @@ static pthread_key_t async_key;
static void *run_thread(void *data)
{
struct async *async = data;
+ intptr_t ret;
pthread_setspecific(async_key, async);
-
- intptr_t ret = async->proc(async->proc_in, async->proc_out, async->data);
+ ret = async->proc(async->proc_in, async->proc_out, async->data);
return (void *)ret;
}
@@ -521,7 +521,7 @@ int start_async(struct async *async)
else
proc_out = -1;
-#ifndef ASYNC_AS_THREAD
+#ifdef NO_PTHREADS
/* Flush stdio before fork() to avoid cloning buffers */
fflush(NULL);
@@ -590,7 +590,7 @@ int start_async(struct async *async)
int finish_async(struct async *async)
{
-#ifndef ASYNC_AS_THREAD
+#ifdef NO_PTHREADS
return wait_or_whine(async->pid, "child process", 0);
#else
void *ret = (void *)(intptr_t)(-1);
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4 run-command.h
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
#ifndef RUN_COMMAND_H
#define RUN_COMMAND_H
-#ifdef ASYNC_AS_THREAD
+#ifndef NO_PTHREADS
#include <pthread.h>
#endif
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ struct async {
void *data;
int in; /* caller writes here and closes it */
int out; /* caller reads from here and closes it */
-#ifndef ASYNC_AS_THREAD
+#ifdef NO_PTHREADS
pid_t pid;
#else
pthread_t tid;
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