ntsec patch #4: passwd and group

Robert Collins rbcollins@cygwin.com
Fri Nov 8 14:28:00 GMT 2002

On Sat, 2002-11-09 at 03:19, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> > 3) Why is pthread_testcancel called after read_etc_passwd
> >    in some (but not all) passwd.cc functions, but never after
> >    read_etc_group in grp.cc ?
> I don't know.  I'm not familar with pthread.  Robert?

the libc cancellation work is only partially completed. There is a long
list of functions that need to provide cancellation points in thread.cc
(or check the standard).

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