HEADS UP! 6.0-RELEASE coming

Marc Olzheim marcolz at stack.nl
Tue Nov 1 03:29:01 PST 2005

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 06:40:42AM +0600, Max Khon wrote:
> Linking against -lthr (or even -lc_r!) instead of -lpthread solves gdb
> "The program no longer exists." problem for me on RELENG_6.

Well, yes, but that's not the same. While running on M:N KSE, all sorts
of locking needs to be correct, which with non M:N threading you can get
away with some (intentional or not) sloppiness. So debugging a fully
threaded program with a non M:N threadlib is not always useful.

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