Serious thread problem? [ Perl 5.8.1 crash description]

Christopher Faylor
Fri Aug 8 01:00:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, Aug 08, 2003 at 08:12:36AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 08:06, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> ----- Forwarded message from Pavel Tsekov <> -----
>> Short description:
>> Now, when reentrant structures are allocated as part of the
>> Cygwin thread creation, these structures are allocated on
>> the thread stack. Newlib keeps a pointer to one of this
>> reentrant structures in the FILE structure.
>Dang. I'm not -sure- of the posix expected behaviour for fdopen(), but
>I'm pretty sure it's meant to return a process-file FILE pointer, not
>thread wide.

Yes, that's my impression, too.


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