Christopher Faylor
Fri Nov 11 05:22:00 GMT 2011

On Tue, Nov 08, 2011 at 01:04:18AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 01:59:40PM -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
>>On 11/07/2011 01:46 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
>>>> Thanks. Also, even with your patches of today, ptsname() is still not
>>>> thread-safe; should we be sticking that in a thread-local buffer rather
>>>> than in static storage, similar to how other functions like strerror()
>>>> are thread-safe?
>>I didn't tackle that,
>>> Also, should we have an efault handler in ptsname_r(),
>>> similar to ttyname_r(), so as to gracefully reject invalid buffers
>>> rather than faulting?
>>but I had this additional code in my sandbox right before your commit 
>>hit CVS; should I add a ChangeLog and make it a formal patch submission?
>No thanks.  Except for the Copyright change in stdlib.h, there is nothing that
>I think should go in.  On inspection, openpty() needs some work.

Actually, Corinna has added your patch to posix.sgml.  I forgot that gnu
functions were mentioned there too.


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