patch for threads/76690 - critical - fork hang in child for -lc_r

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Thu Mar 3 06:46:41 GMT 2005

On Thu, 3 Mar 2005, Andriy Tkachuk wrote:

> > Is there a reason you are still using libc_r?
> I don't use it at all, but there was critical bug
> i threads-pr - so i just decided to fix it since i
> have had some time )

Oh, OK.

> If this library is needless, why is it still there
> and this pr in criticals?

libc_r is marked for deprecation, but still used by some
archs (sparc64 & alpha).  Also, some folks want to use
nvidia drivers/openGL and these aren't thread-safe with
anything but libc_r.


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