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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/lua/syslog
On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 4:29 PM, Marc Balmer <marc%msys.ch@localhost> wrote:
> Am 12.11.13 17:04, schrieb Christos Zoulas:
>> In article <20131112143203.8CD3840%cvs.netbsd.org@localhost>,
>> Marc Balmer <source-changes-d%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
>>> Module Name: src
>>> Committed By: mbalmer
>>> Date: Tue Nov 12 14:32:03 UTC 2013
>>> Added Files:
>>> src/lib/lua/syslog: Makefile syslog.c
>>> Log Message:
>>> Add a syslog(3) binding for Lua (not yet linked to the build.)
>> Is there any reason not to use the modern syslog (thread-safe) functions
>> openlog_r(), syslog_r(), syslogp_r()?
> Good question. We would have to keep the context somewhere (certainly
> solvable), then, I wonder I Lua is ever used threaded? Could the
> problem arise in reality (it did not in our stuff since Jan 1st 2009)
> Maybe if two threads create separate states, and then both threads use
> syslog at the same time? (can not happen at this moment).
People do use it threaded sometimes. I would just return a userdata
with a _gc method to the user.
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