kern/72394: [PATCH] syslog is not thread-safe

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Mon Nov 1 14:19:56 PST 2004

In the last episode (Oct 30), Mark Linimon said:
> Synopsis: [PATCH] syslog is not thread-safe
> Responsible-Changed-From-To: freebsd-standards->freebsd-bugs
> Responsible-Changed-By: linimon
> Responsible-Changed-When: Sat Oct 30 07:15:43 GMT 2004
> Responsible-Changed-Why: 
> This sounds more like a kern bug than something for the standards folks.

Well, I guess the "unp_connect" message is a kernel bug, but that's a
very minor part of the PR, and is marked with an "XXXRW: Temporary
debugging printf" comment anyway.

The larger issue is the lack of locking in the syslog family of libc
functions, which POSIX requires.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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