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From Max Khon <f...@samodelkin.net>
Subject Re: 1.0
Date Mon, 09 Aug 2004 17:28:34 GMT
Hi!

On Mon, Aug 09, 2004 at 08:57:09PM +0400, malc wrote:

> Perhaps im way off on this and please do correct me if i am wrong.
> 
> Condition variables on Win32 are broken, if you are going to label
> APR with 1.0 mark and release it right now, without mentioning this
> fact in big red letters, this would essentially be equal to releasing
> a trojan horse - a free, attractive, portable thing with a stamp of
> greatness (Apache) in its name, but deadly.
> 
> Not only code responsible for condvars under Win32 lacks any error
> checking whatsoever, there are also races, stuff which (to the best
> of my knowlege) results in upredictable behavior, so people using
> it will be bitten.. hard.

Threads are broken on win32 too (race condition in apr_thread_join and
apr_thread_exit).

/fjoe

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