Christopher Faylor
Tue Oct 11 16:44:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 12:10:57PM -0400, 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.
>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 

AFAIK, cygwin's gethostbyname is thread safe in all cases.


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