Hi,

In message "Re: [ruby-core:23496] --enable-pthread: when should Ruby use getcontext()/setcontext() instead of _longjmp()/_setjmp()?"
    on Tue, 19 May 2009 04:20:57 +0900, Hongli Lai <hongli / plan99.net> writes:

|I'm working on a patch which automatically detects whether 
|_longjmp()/_setjmp() should be used instead of 
|getcontext()/setcontext(). Are there any reasons why 
|getcontext()/setcontext() should be used over _longjmp()/_setjmp()?

If I understand correctly, 1.8.7 does not use getcontext() unless it
is really required.

							matz.