[PATCH] please review. file descriptor passing for libc_r.

Alfred Perlstein bright at mu.org
Sat Nov 22 21:58:40 PST 2003


* Daniel Eischen <eischen at vigrid.com> [031122 20:46] wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
> 
> > This should make things work properly for apps that are linked
> > against libc_r and use filedescriptor passing.
> > 
> > Can someone review and approve it please?
> 
> This isn't needed.  Any time a file descriptor is used, a call
> should first be made to _FD_LOCK() which ends up calling
> _thread_fd_lock() which then calls _thread_fd_table_init()
> for the file descriptor.
> 
> If there's a reason that this is necessary, then I think it
> is just covering up another problem.  I think I made this
> same comment a couple of years ago ;-)

Oh, ok paranioa on my part then.  thanks!

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