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Re: crypt mutex

From: Mikael Djurfeldt
Subject: Re: crypt mutex
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 22:26:48 -0500
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Mikael Djurfeldt <address@hidden> writes:

> So, the policy needs to specify where the border between Guile and
> user responsibility goes.  In most cases, I would probably draw the
> line so that as much as possible of the responsibility is left to the
> user with the exceptions that 1. Guile should never segfault due to
> misuse in this respect, and, 2. Guile need to have enough thread
> safety so that it's reasonably convenient to write parallel programs.

BTW, applying this policy on crypt probably means that we shouldn't
protect it with a mutex.


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