Subject: Re: NetBSD getaddrinfo not reentrant
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 05/03/2005 09:18:04
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On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 12:16:18PM -0000, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> "We're now thinking it has to do with the fact that your platform has
> no gethostbyname_r functions, and the getaddrinfo function on netbsd,
> while claiming to be reentrant, actually isn't."
The getaddrinfo manpage indicates that the current implementation is not=20
thread safe. This indication has been in the manpage since revision 1.
> My questions:
> 1) Do these statements make sense?
> 2) Is this a known issue?
> 3) Has this been addressed in the 3 branch?
Yes, yes, and AFAIK no.
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