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Re: thread safety

From: Richard Atterer <richard@list03.atterer.net>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 01:47:13 +0200
To: www-lib@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030430234713.GA1808@nenya.lan>

On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 05:29:12PM -0500, Tanmay Patwardhan wrote:
> I did read previous discussions on the list about libwww not being thread
> safe. From my usage of posting a request and getting large data back, on
> Solaris, multithreading *seems* to work fine. But it fails miserably on
> NT.  Has anyone lately given a thought, worked on multithreaded usage of
> the libary?

Why would you *want* it to be thread-safe? It can do several downloads
simultaneously in a single thread, so what benefits does running it in
several threads have?

Cheers,

  Richard

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