Subject: Re: shared libraries
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/1997 16:39:56 (Brett Lymn) writes:

> Which does implement posix threading (albeit with some mystifying
> omissions - like pthread_cancel....).  The stuff does work - well, it
> worked for me with the little bit I have done. (Chris Provenzano) has a pthread_cancel implementation
in the works, last I heard.

His thread implementation isn't up to par yet in the some areas, but what
he has implemented is done quite well.

> To "properly" implement a POSIX compliant threads subsystem there is a
> lot of work that needs to be done on the libc code to make it thread
> safe.  There are a lot of calls in libc that are mandated to be thread
> safe by the POSIX specification.

This, too, is being worked on I believe.