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Re: thread support

On Jun 13, Helmut Geyer wrote
> Our aim for Debian 2.0 is to provide all libs as reentrant. It usually
> isn't enough just to compile it with -D_REENTRANT. You have to avoid
> static and global variables and do some mutex locking.

Can anybody point me to some more information about this? If I'm going to
need to change Giggle to be reentrant, I probably ought to start fairly
soon, especially since it does make fairly heavy use of one global data
structure. Even some simple example code would be very useful: which
libraries are currently reentrant?



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