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Re: CVS commit: src/lib

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 12:49:12PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Module Name:  src
> Committed By: christos
> Date:         Thu Mar 21 16:49:12 UTC 2013
> Modified Files:
>       src/lib/libc/include: reentrant.h
>       src/lib/libc/thread-stub: thread-stub.c
>       src/lib/libpthread: Makefile pthread.c pthread_cancelstub.c
>           pthread_cond.c pthread_int.h pthread_misc.c pthread_mutex.c
>           pthread_once.c pthread_rwlock.c pthread_specific.c pthread_tsd.c
> Log Message:
> - Allow libpthread to be dlopened again, by providing libc stubs to 
> libpthread.
> - Fail if the dlopened libpthread does pthread_create(). From manu@
> - Discussed at length in the mailing lists; approved by core@
> - This was chosen as the least intrusive patch that will provide
>   the necessary functionality.
> XXX: pullup to 6

This is wrong and unnecessary as pointed out on the mailing lists. Why
are technical objections silently ignored now? Especially if they add
overhead without any gain and make the error case more mysterious.


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