Tue Oct 11 16:16:00 GMT 2005
On Oct 11 12:10, Richard Campbell wrote:
> Brian Ford wrote:
> >There is almost no need for gethostbyname_r on Cygwin since its sole
> >purpose is to create a thread safe interface. In most all cases, Cygwin's
> >gethostbyname is thread safe.
> > http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2004-05/msg00202.html
> 1) Resolving a numeric host is more common than whatever (all - "most
> all") is, IMO.
> 2) The difference between most all and all is usually horrible to track
gethostbyname_r is a non-standard interface anyway. It only exists in
glibc. The portable way to do this is to create a wrapper function in
the application which handles access from multiple threads.
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