win95 and pshared mutex support for pthreads

Christopher Faylor
Tue Apr 24 14:31:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 11:22:02PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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.

I assume that these are simple changes?  If so, go ahead and check them
in now.  I can rerun the build for 1.3.1.


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