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Posted Oct 11, 2012 10:10 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: fork by wahern
Parent article: An Interview with Brian Kernighan (InformIT)

Well, this sort of thing is why pthread_atfork() was invented, so that libraries could hide their threaded implementation from their users. A properly written threaded library should not prevent its callers from forking.

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