Subject: Re: What is happening with libpthread???
To: Christian Kuhtz <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/20/1997 19:49:29
According to Christian Kuhtz:
>For other reasons than pthreads being an integral part of threadsafe calls =
>to libc, I have never seen anyone take this approach, unless the OS itself =
>is multithreaded, which NetBSD isn't.
>Care to comment on that?

>From what I understand the POSIX pthread standard mandates library
calls be made thread safe, they list the ones that must be thread
safe.  I imagine this is why libc is being worked on (i.e. to maintain
POSIX compliance)

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
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