Subject: Re: shared libraries
To: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/02/1997 16:39:56
email@example.com (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.
firstname.lastname@example.org (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.