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Re: Async DNS lookups

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Async DNS lookups
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 09:27:39 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>> I think the implication is that you would have to add one (and use it
>>> every time any code whatsoever accessed that variable).
>> It's already being used several places without any locking.
> Indeed, because it's only accessed by a single thread right now (it's
> not even accessed from a signal handler).  So you'd have to add locking
> if it becomes shared between threads.

Since it is using Lisp values it cannot be used by anything but the main
thread anyway.


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