win95 and pshared mutex support for pthreads

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Apr 24 14:22:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 08:38:18PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> The code is a little ugly, but it still passes all my testcases.
> The ABI HAS NOT CHANGED. It may have to support pshared condition
> variables properly, but I wanted to get the win95 support submitted.
> Rob
> Thu Apr 19 20:22:00 2001  Robert Collins <>
>  * (getpwuid): Check for thread cancellation.
>  (getpwuid_r): Ditto.
>  (getpwname): Ditto.
>  (getpwnam_r): Ditto.


may I ask why your new reentrant functions ignore the pw_gecos
field? You know that it's very important when using ntsec?

Chris, I assume that it's not a showstopper but I will patch
it for 1.3.2.  My upcoming changes to the security code will
need reentrant getpwxxx and getgrxxx functions.


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