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Re: crypt mutex

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: crypt mutex
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 23:39:13 +0100
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Mikael Djurfeldt <address@hidden> writes:

>> This is why I'm leaning towards a minimal policy---to design for the
>> common case of non-threaded programs, but leave the possibility open
>> to write parallel code without too much difficulty.
> Of course: If you by 'fix' mean making functions reentrant (that is:
> fixes without too much overhead), then I would agree.

Yes, that is what I meant.  But, if making a function be reentrant
takes a mutex then we should not hesitate to use one.

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