How to use __DYNAMIC_REENT__ correctly in multithreaded applications?

J. Johnston
Mon Aug 25 18:25:00 GMT 2003

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 03:05:57PM -0400, J. Johnston wrote:
>>A monster patch has been checked in.  I found a problem in 
>>using struct stat when calling _fstat64_r. I could not switch to use stat64
>>as Cygwin has not defined it externally.  For now, stdio64/fseeko64.c will 
>>use _fstat_r
>>instead of _fstat64_r.
> What about _stat64, which is defined externally.  I don't understand the
> rule, in which case newlib calls foo() and in which case it calls _foo().

For clarification, I am not referring to a function, I am referring to the struct stat64
which is needed as an argument to _fstat64_r or _stat64 for that matter.  There is no struct
stat64 or struct _stat64 defined externally under Cygwin.  The compiler fails because
it does not know the size of the structure.  Under linux, the type is defined and this is not a

-- Jeff J.

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