Subject: Re: THREAD SAFETY section
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/11/1998 08:14:54
On 11 Sep 1998, Klaus Klein wrote:

: >   For instance, strtok() would be hard to make make thread-safe, I
: >   think.

Partly, that's why strtok_r() was invented in various standards.

: It wouldn't be hard; allocating a piece of thread-specific storage to
: store the internal `last' pointer is easy enough.

If we want to do so; however, I believe that strtok() is specifically said
to be unsafe in the SUS98 under threads anyway....

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.