Consequences of major libc changes

Peter Avalos pavalos at
Wed Apr 15 00:51:09 PDT 2009

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 02:20:13PM +0300, Hasso Tepper wrote:
> A short list of problems based on first bulk build ...
> * It introduced some new _POSIX defines in unistd.h which are clearly 
>   wrong for us -  _POSIX_BARRIERS and _POSIX_SPIN_LOCKS are such examples. 
>   I hope that Peter will fix these ASAP, but ...
>   Although libthread_xu implements barriers, we can't use these because 
>   libc_r doesn't. In fact it's the main reason why I vote fro libc_r 
>   removal. Any takers for this task?

Is there any advantage that libc_r has over libthread_xu?

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