Author petri.lehtinen
Recipients Carl.Crowder, petri.lehtinen, r.david.murray, vinay.sajip
Date 2011-05-25.16:06:56
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Vinay Sajip wrote:
> @Petri: It's great that it worked for you, but IIRC the syslog module has had 
> thread-safety issues at least on some platforms, which is why it's not used in 
> the SysLogHandler implementation (disclaimer: this was a while ago, I don't know 
> if the syslog module is thread-safe now - I believe the thread-safety issues 
> were in the underlying C APIs).

Ah, I was not aware of thread safety issues. A quick search revealed
that there has been a non-standard syslog_r() function that's thread
safe, but nowadays POSIX requires syslog() to be thread safe, too.
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