Comments about FreeBSD threading from Apache people
eischen at vigrid.com
Tue Nov 11 03:30:38 PST 2003
On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Chris Knight wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daniel Eischen [mailto:eischen at vigrid.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, 11 November 2003 12:15
> > To: freebsd-threads at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: Comments about FreeBSD threading from Apache people
> > On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> > > On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 08:56:41AM -0500, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> > > > There's not enough info in STATUS to go on, and in any case it is
> > > > written against libc_r. Tell them about
> > libpthread^Wlibkse. David
> > > > Xu has tested apache with threading enabled.
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Here is more feedback from the Apache
> > > people. It might be worth
> > > taking their experiences into account...
> > Have you tried this with libkse?
> > I don't care about libc_r; it's being deprecated.
It isn't gone yet, and will be around through the life of 5.x
> Except you need a production-ready release before you can deprecate it.
> Which means a working threads-capable version of Apache on FreeBSD is still
> 9+ months away :-( It doesn't help when the re team suggest via the
> Announcement e-mails that the current production-ready release is still
> If you want libc_r deprecated sooner, get /etc/libmap.conf installed,
> defaulting libc_r to libkse. Most people (including me), just use the
> defaults. I've just found libmap.conf by chance, while trying to resolve a
> build issue on a program that uses pthread_spinlock_* and POSIX semaphore
> calls. You'd have more testers that way too.
Something like this is under consideration for 5.2.
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