Thread name support

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Mon Jan 16 06:52:23 UTC 2017

On 13/01/17 18:59, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 3:25 AM, Sebastian Huber
> <sebastian.huber at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I added optional user-defined thread names.
>> The GNU pthread extensions pthread_getname_np() and pthread_setname_np() are
>> now available in RTEMS and work for all threads (internal, Classic, POSIX,
>> FreeBSD).
>> The maximum thread name size is a configuration option
>> Where should this new feature be documented in the C user manual?
> I guess at posix-users/thread.rst? I don't know if we have a list of
> function calls that work across the APIs, but I know quite a few do.

It think the POSIX API manual should be replaced by a simple list of 
POSIX functions implemented by RTEMS. Each with a link to The Open Group 
documentation and optionally RTEMS-specific things.

The thread names are available for every API. It should be documented 
somewhere in the user manual.

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