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SubjectRE: send(), sendmsg(), sendto() not thread-safe

> I discovered that in some cases, send(), sendmsg(), and sendto() are not
> thread-safe. Although the man page for these functions does not specify
> whether these functions are supposed to be thread-safe, my reading of the
> POSIX/SUSv3 specification tells me that they should be. I traced the
> problem to tcp_sendmsg(). I was very curious about this issue, so I wrote
> up a small page to describe in more detail my findings. You can
> find it at:
> .
> Thanks,
> Mark A. Smith

You are confusing thread-safety with atomicity.


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