win95 and pshared mutex support for pthreads

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Apr 25 01:20:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 08:13:36AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
> > Robert,
> >
> > may I ask why your new reentrant functions ignore the pw_gecos
> > field? You know that it's very important when using ntsec?
> I didn't realise that I ignored anything. If I missed copying a field
> across it will be because I wrote from a spec and their struct
> definition, not the cygwin internals. - Sorry.

No reason to apologize. I apologize. I was too harsh since I was
working on my new ntsec related code and suddenly found an error
in my own code which could have been handled by some _r function.
When I saw that getpwxxx_r couldn't work I overacted somewhat.


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