libc blocking functions/with_libc inside thread

Boris Mulder boris.mulder at ...434...
Fri Jun 23 15:05:51 CEST 2017


> How does socket() fail if you do not wrap the call with with_libc()?
> I'd expect the thread to open a socket_fs file and maybe block for the
> I/O operation to complete. Also, is there any reason to use a
> Genode::Thread which uses POSIX interfaces only (beside the admittedly
> more concise syntax compared to pthread_create())?
Basically if I do not use with_libc, the call to socket() will hang
forever inside the first read() call to the socket file. The reason I
used a Genode::Thread was because openvpn already did that. Do you think
using a pthread might be better in this case?


Met vriendelijke groet / kind regards,

Boris Mulder

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