svn commit: r189781 - stable/7/sys/kern
bms at incunabulum.net
Fri Mar 13 18:25:02 PDT 2009
Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> Early MFC, as the test case in the PR is fairly complete and the
> submitter also re-ran test case on -STABLE. It also bites Python
> fairly hard, which will otherwise try to use POSIX sems for its
> internal thread synchronization; this needs more in-depth testing.
Note: FreeBSD's build of Python does NOT attempt to use POSIX sems by
will only do this if explicitly patched to do so. It defaults to using
condvars + mutexes
to build Python's internal thread locks.
I'd encourage folk to try the patch which does this,
I only posted the 'side-step' patch (i.e. use GNU Pth, needs to be
enabled in OPTIONS) but the changes needed are in here too:
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