Subject: Re: syslog_r (Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc)
To: None <elad@NetBSD.org>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
Date: 10/26/2006 14:54:57
> YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> >> Module Name: src
> >> Committed By: christos
> >> Date: Wed Oct 25 23:49:31 UTC 2006
> >> Modified Files:
> >> src/lib/libc: shlib_version
> >> src/lib/libc/gen: Makefile.inc syslog.3 syslog.c
> >> src/lib/libc/include: namespace.h
> >> Log Message:
> >> add _r functions for syslog from OpenBSD
> > - are you sure if it's signal-safe?
> > it seems to involve stdio and even locale stuffs...
> > - even if its current implementation is signal-safe,
> > i don't think it's a good idea to document syslog_r as signal-safe.
> the OpenBSD implementation is documented to be signal-safe, but that
> might be because functions it relies on were also made signal-safe, at
> least there.
> take a look at their signal(3):
i've read it before posting the above mail.