Subject: Re: threads support (scheduler activation) and libraries
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/24/2002 09:02:17
On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 10:28:54PM +0900, wrote:

 > 	i understand there are a lot of progress in threads support in kernel
 > 	side, however, i'm a bit worried about library side.  for instance,
 > 	all resolver libraries are not thread safe.  they are from BIND4,
 > 	and is heavily modified so it is not trivial for us to upgrade to BIND8.
 > 	(for example, nsdispatch directly conflicst with BIND8 irs.conf)
 > 	what are the grand plan?

What are the API changes from bind4 -> bind8?  We may simply have to
reimplement it ourselves (and provide backward-compatibility to the
bind4 ABI).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>