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Re: [patch] New option --disable-reenterable-atexit
- From: Ye Joey <joey dot ye dot cc at gmail dot com>
- To: Sebastian Huber <sebastian dot huber at embedded-brains dot de>
- Cc: newlib at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:18:26 +0800
- Subject: Re: [patch] New option --disable-reenterable-atexit
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On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 4:34 PM, Sebastian Huber
>> + Disable reenterablility of atexit by declare related data structures
>> + as global variables. By doing these data structures can be discarded
>> + if atexit is not referenced.
>> + Enabled by default.
> I think the naming and the description is a bit misleading. The atexit()
> support is not thread specific. Operations are serialized with the
> __atexit_lock lock. In case _REENT_GLOBAL_ATEXIT is undefined, then the
> data structures for the atexit() support are part of struct _reent, but only
> used in _GLOBAL_REENT. Thus the space in the thread specific structures is
> wasted. See also
I named it to mean that atexit isn't in _reent. But _reent isn't a
good name as option as it is implementation specific data structure
How about --enable-global-atexit-data, and changes the description accordingly?