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Re: [RFC] pre-c89 in libltdl

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: [RFC] pre-c89 in libltdl
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 10:47:36 -0600 (CST)

Libltdl itself is not thread safe.


On Wed, 31 Mar 2004, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> "Gary V. Vaughan" <address@hidden> writes:
> > Why?  Because we can offload maintenance of a whole bunch of lowlevel
> > compatibility stuff to the gnulib folks eventually if we accept that their
> > list of supported platforms is good enough.  That in turn will make libltdl
> > smaller and cleaner.
> Be aware that several modules in gnulib are not thread safe.  I think
> there were some discussion regarding this on the gnulib list some time
> ago, and IIRC it was felt that this was not important for most GNU
> applications.  I'm not sure I agree, I think it should be considered a
> bug if gnulib modules doesn't work when the application is a library
> (which usually means it might not be aware, or want to be aware, if
> the application is threaded or not).
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Bob Friesenhahn

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