kern/71714: Fatal error 'Spinlock called when not threaded.' at line 83 in file /usr/src/lib/libpthread/thread/thr_spinlock.c (errno = 0) (BETA4)

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Sep 30 14:10:25 PDT 2004


On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 04:00:45PM +0000, Henrik W Lund wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR kern/71714; it has been noted by GNATS.
> 
> From: Henrik W Lund <henrik.w.lund at broadpark.no>
> To: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org, lsi at samtel.ru
> Cc:  
> Subject: Re: kern/71714: Fatal error 'Spinlock called when not threaded.'
>  at line 83 in file /usr/src/lib/libpthread/thread/thr_spinlock.c (errno =
>  0) (BETA4)
> Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:48:14 -0700
> 
>  Running FreeBSD/amd64 5.3-BETA5 and I can confirm the problem. It seems 
>  not related to the building of the qt port, but rather to libpthread. 
>  Mozilla, for one, produces the same error message, as do some other 
>  builds as well.
>  
>  Libmapping pthread to libc_r is a workaround, but shouldn't this work 
>  for pthread too?

This error is well-known and has been discussed on mailing lists
dozens of times.  Rebuild all your ports, or search the archives for
extensive discussion.

Kris


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