problem building linuxthreads on RELENG_6

Ganbold ganbold at
Wed Aug 9 04:06:25 UTC 2006

Eric Schuele wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to build MySQL with linuxthread support.  The build is 
> failing within linuxthreads with the following error(s):
> cc -O -pipe -march=pentium4 -g -O2 -Wall -DCOMPILING_LINUXTHREADS 
> -I/usr/ports/devel/linuxthreads/work/linuxthreads-2.2.3_21 
> -I/usr/ports/devel/linuxthreads/work/linuxthreads-2.2.3_21/sysdeps/i386 
> -I/usr/ports/devel/linuxthreads/work/linuxthreads-2.2.3_21/sysdeps/pthread 
> -I/usr/ports/devel/linuxthreads/work/linuxthreads-2.2.3_21/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux 
> -I/usr/src/lib/libc/stdtime -DLIBC_RCS -DLINUXTHREADS -D__USE_UNIX98 
> -I/usr/src/lib/libc/i386 
> -I/usr/ports/devel/linuxthreads/work/linuxthreads-2.2.3_21/sysdeps/i386 
>  -c getnetby_r.c
> getnetby_r.c:57: error: conflicting types for 'getnetbyaddr_r'
> /usr/include/netdb.h:239: error: previous declaration of 
> 'getnetbyaddr_r' was here
> The README.FreeBSD says that linuxthreads is only intended to run on 
> 5-current or 4.x.  Surely this is an outdated doc, right?
> I can get passed the error by fiddling with the conditional 
> compilations.  But surely I should not have to.
> Is this a problem... or am I not supposed to be able to 'make install 
> clean' linuxthreads?
I've got same problem yesterday when I tried to install linuxthreads 
from ports.
Later installed binary package using pkg_add.


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