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Re: [PATCH] Add observation that ports are not thread-safe

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add observation that ports are not thread-safe
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:39:09 +0100
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On Tue 25 Mar 2014 18:10, "Diogo F. S. Ramos" <address@hidden> writes:

>> On Tue 25 Mar 2014 12:14, "Diogo F. S. Ramos" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> It's not obvious that ports are not thread-safe and trying to have
>>> multiple threads writing to one returns errors that are not
>>> recognizable as been caused by this lack of thread-safeness.
>> This is a bug, and it is fixed in master.  FWIW.
> oic
> This is an interesting issue between master and stable.

Master is what will be 2.2.  stable-2.0 is the 2.0.x series.  Your point
is well taken, that ports aren't threadsafe in 2.0; but it pains me to
document a bug instead of fixing it ;-)

> IMO the user should be informed about this limitation in stable, even if
> it's going to go away.

Sure.  Would you mind posting a modified patch to this effect, noting
that this situation is fixed in 2.2?


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