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Re: Improved implementation of *env(3) functions in "libc"

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 04:36:44PM +0000, Andrew Doran wrote:
> A simple unsorted array can be an interesting basis for doing things
> locklessly provided you constrain some of its properties. :-)

Yes, it could. But unfortunately the array can also be change location
if we have to grow it in the middle of a call to setenv(3). And that
would cause massive problem if another thread is currently examing
the array in getenv_r(3).

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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