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Re: [Patch] Fix return value in pthread_create

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Roland McGrath <> wrote:
>> If we are going to check for ENOMEM in pthread_create.c then
>> allocatestack.c should be fixed to stop checking for the same
>> condition.
> I gave Jeff the benefit of the doubt and was too lazy to hunt down that
> code. ?If it's checked adequately there then there's no reason for the
> change I made. ?But since it's already in, and it has the translation in
> one place instead of five, that plus your change seems ultimately better.
> Go ahead and commit it if you don't find any problems.
> The only potential caveat is that there is one path where we were changing
> errno as well. ?But since the other four paths don't do that, I guess it
> doesn't matter what's in errno.

Reg-test was clean, cleanup committed to master.

Should we also not update NEWS to reflect the new bug fix?

It looks like you've been updating NEWS just before a release, but
there's no reason to delay is there?


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