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Re: [Mingw-w64-public] Fwd: [patch] Reimplement GNU threads library on native Windows


> It seems inappropriate to use handles as thread identifiers (as handles
> imply resource ownership and are not unique identifiers); thread IDs (as
> `DWORD` or `unsigned long`) would be a better alternative.

This was considered but ultimately rejected, as you can do nothing with a 
thread Id, i.e. you need a handle for everything.  But the __gthread_equal 
routine does compare the Ids and not the handles.

-- 
Eric Botcazou


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