Subject: Re: getpw*_r standards
To: Love <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Nemeth <email@example.com>
Date: 04/11/2005 05:29:58
On Sep 1, 8:04am, Love wrote:
} firstname.lastname@example.org (John Nemeth) writes:
} > but I believe the *_r functions were invented to make things work in a
} > threaded world.
} _r functions are also very useful for libraries so they don't clobber
} application's variables.
Yes, I realise that. I and a couple of others are current in the
process of sweeping the tree for getpw*. It was during the sweep that
I noted the current issue of the return code.
}-- End of excerpt from Love