RFR(s): 8148425: strerror() function is not thread-safe

dalibor topic dalibor.topic at oracle.com
Mon Feb 29 15:15:02 UTC 2016

On 29.02.2016 04:44, David Holmes wrote:
> I just came across strerror_l, which is required to be thread-safe. Is
> that a possible alternative? (I'm not sure how locale's are obtained).

It may be problematic on older versions of Unix-y operating systems, 
judging by 
https://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/manual/html_node/strerror_005fl.html .

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