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Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:13:55 -0400
From: James Cloos <>
Subject: Re: capset() capget() syscalls

>>>>> "RF" == Rich Felker <> writes:

>> futex

RF> glibc does not expose this as far as I know. I would not be opposed
RF> to having sys/futex.h however. It's less ugly than having to use
RF> linux/futex.h and syscall()...

+1.  <sys/futex.h> and a separate library seems to be the best way to
support the futex interface.  Such a lib might try to be portable with
support for other lock and semaphore apis when futex(7)s are unavailable.

James Cloos <>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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