Subject: Re: threads support (scheduler activation) and libraries
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 06/25/2002 16:00:04
>> > 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
of course, we could workaround this to some degree by having some lock
in all name lookup functions.