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  2. RVM-51

Switch from pthread hijacking back to portable native sync for gtk AWT threading

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Medium
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.9.1
    • Fix Version/s: 2.9.2
    • Component/s: Infrastructure: Test
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      Patch 12651 (reverted by patch 12666) reintroduced portable native sync for the gtk peer AWT threading. It removed a syswrap hijack of 2 pthread calls which prevented deadlock in GTk code. This introduced an inefficiency in the way scheduled AWT threads, but this was better than a deadlock. We should re-apply 12651 but we can only do this if Classpath is rebuilt on the test infastructure machines with --enable-portable-native-sync on their configure scripts. More generally the test infrastructure machines should rebuild Classpath.

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              • Assignee:
                ianrogers Ian Rogers
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                ianrogers Ian Rogers
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