signals and _REENT

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Feb 24 13:31:00 GMT 2015

On Feb 21 22:44, Freddie Chopin wrote:
> Hello!
> While browsing newlib's source I noticed that signal-related functions in
> newlib (like signal() or raise()) use _REENT, which is per-thread. Shouldn't
> these functions use _GLOBAL_REENT, which I assume is per-process?

Hmm.  Hard to tell.  I'm not sure about the original intention of
this code.  I *think* you're right, though.  Jeff?


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
Red Hat
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