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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (rc2) now available
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:57:05 -0200
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 5:09 PM, Gé Weijers <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Lua 5.2.0 now uses 'ftello' and 'fseeko' on Posix systems, which are not
> > ANSI standard either. It would be useful to use gmtime_r and localtime_r on
> > Posix systems (and simple to implement)
> > Supposedly localtime and gmtime use thread local storage on Windows, so
> > the issue does not exist there.
> Indeed. This is the first time I came across this issue, because I'm now
> running a multithreaded application on Linux.
> Roberto, Luiz, will this issue be taken into account?
I am afraid this should be raised in beta. We can add a note on the
manual about this restriction.