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Subject: Re: cvs: firmware thread.c,1.27,1.28
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2004-05-01

[IDC]Dragon wrote:
> Good point, it could be the last one, which is just becoming out ouf range
> if the number of threads is reduced. But since switch_thread() would wrap it
> to zero anyhow, I think it's not necessary.

See below.

>>b) is pointing to the currently running thread
> If not, it would temporarily be not strictly round-robin, but is this a
> problem?

It is indeed a problem. The current_thread variable determines where to
store the context of the current thread. If you don't adjust it,
switch_thread() will store the current context in the wrong place.

> I think this is not necessary. A thread can delete itself, with the next
> yield it just wouldn't be called again.

See above.


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