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Re: dlopen() and libpthread

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 07:53:37PM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> David Laight <> wrote:
> > > I confirm that: I crafted a test program that dlopen a DSO which calls
> > > pthread_create, it works very well on Linux.
> > Does it really work?
> Well, experience shows it does: PCSC-lite is not a newcomer, I guess it
> would be known if it was prone to crash because of thread unsafety.

Nobody caught that obvious buffer overflow before you started asking

I have found and fixed a number of memory corruption bugs in Linux
smartcard and PKCS11 software that evidently didn't alarm anyone over
on that side of the fence enough to bother to fix them.  So I would
not be so sure of the quality of the software in question if I were


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