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Added Thread#pid. Closes #3365.
Unfortunately, this works great on Linux and not-so-great on OS X. I was
unable to find any syscall that would provide the same behavior as Linux.

We also may end up needing more #ifdefs.
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brixen committed May 15, 2015
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1 change: 1 addition & 0 deletions kernel/common/thread.rb
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attr_reader :recursive_objects
attr_reader :pid

# Implementation note: ideally, the recursive_objects
# lookup table would be different per method call.
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9 changes: 9 additions & 0 deletions vm/builtin/thread.cpp
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#include "metrics.hpp"
#include "util/logger.hpp"

#include <sys/syscall.h>

/* HACK: returns a value that should identify a native thread
* for debugging threading issues. The winpthreads library
* defines pthread_t to be a structure not a pointer.
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thr->joins(state, Array::create(state, 1));
thr->killed(state, cFalse);
thr->priority(state, Fixnum::from(0));
thr->pid(state, Fixnum::from(0));
thr->klass(state, klass);

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#ifdef __APPLE__
vm->thread->pid(state, Fixnum::from(syscall(SYS_thread_selfid)));
vm->thread->pid(state, Fixnum::from(syscall(SYS_gettid)));

// Lock the thread object and unlock it at __run__ in the ruby land.
vm->thread->alive(state, cTrue);
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2 changes: 2 additions & 0 deletions vm/builtin/thread.hpp
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Array* joins_; // slot
Object* killed_; // slot
Fixnum* priority_; // slot
Fixnum* pid_; // slot

utilities::thread::SpinLock init_lock_;
utilities::thread::Mutex join_lock_;
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attr_accessor(joins, Array);
attr_accessor(killed, Object);
attr_accessor(priority, Fixnum);
attr_accessor(pid, Fixnum);

VM* vm() const {
return vm_;
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