[OpenAFS] a familiar problem compiling aklog?

Ken Hornstein kenh@cmf.nrl.navy.mil
Tue, 13 Dec 2005 15:14:28 -0500

>I think at this point every com_err library has diverged from every other
>com_err library.  I'm not at all sure which com_err library out there is
>"best" at this point; the one in e2fsprogs is probably the most reliable
>in terms of backward compatibility,

... and no doubt is the least commonly available :-)

>but the one in krb5 is probably the
>best when it comes to thread safety issues.

I am not sure if the thread safety issues were real or imagined.  The only
locking done now in the AFS com_err library is in add_new_error_table().
Are two threads ever adding error tables simultaneously?