[gpgme] fork() problem
smenzel at gmx-gmbh.de
Mon Feb 19 19:57:52 CET 2007
Am Montag, 19. Februar 2007 16:01:12 schrieb Stephan Menzel:
> I think I've got it solved. I just took the functionality and moved it away
> out of the daemon and put it into a new daemon that doesn't use threading
> but rather uses fork() itself.
...and just one little addition to this: I did some research on the subject
and questioned some collegues and it turned out some of them have the strong
opinion that forking around in a heavyly multithreaded process is evil[tm] in
itself and should be avoided at all costs.
This might just be a rumour but I don't think so. Do you think it would be
feasible to do the job without forking another process? Do do the job inside
the lib? I think that would enhance gpgme's usability for use cases such as
Thanks and Greetings...
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