gurney_j at resnet.uoregon.edu
Sun Mar 18 05:33:12 UTC 2007
Max Laier wrote this message on Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 18:27 +0100:
> I'd suggest to name it qsort() and put it in a separate library (not
> necessarily named libc_mt, as I don't believe there are that many
> functions in libc, that can actually gain from multithreading).
What happens when you attempt to link a library that uses qsort, but
isn't multi-thread safe? You may be able to protect calls to the
library w/ a lock, but then when it calls qsort, the library would
Keeping the qsort name sounds ripe for problems down the road...
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