cvs commit: src/include netdb.h resolv.h src/lib/libc/include
pmes at bis.midco.net
Wed Feb 25 13:34:29 PST 2004
Brian F. Feldman wrote:
> Brian Feldman <green at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> Make the resolver(3) and many associated interfaces much more reentrant.
>> The getaddrinfo(3), getipnodebyname(3) and resolver(3) can coincide now
>> with what should be totally reentrant, and h_errno values will now
>> be preserved correctly, but this does not affect interfaces such as
>> gethostbyname(3) which are still mostly non-reentrant.
> Geez, I certainly hope no English teachers ever see that paragraph.
> This has been tested by several other -CURRENT users with no issues, so be
> certain to report any as they come up. There shouldn't be much software
> which has to be recompiled, outside of the base system. The resolver(3)
> interface is not very portable, so usage of the _res structure should be
> relatively rare, and threaded programs should already be using
> getaddrinfo(3) and getting error returns via that API, and not via
I just want to note that I did need to recompile mozilla in order to
avoid a crash involving libnspr4.so. I haven't come across any other
problems other than that.
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