HEADS UP: libkse -> libpthread switch

Jacques A. Vidrine nectar at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 30 07:25:12 PST 2004

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 09:38:32AM -0500, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> When you start [re]building ports now, they may pick up libpthread
> instead of PTHREAD_LIBS (currently -lc_r).  Then you may have
> things linked to both libc_r and libpthread, or new applications
> may depend on libraries that were linked to libc_r.  You can't
> depend on more than one threads library.
> I suspect it's going to be a mess for a while, but use of
> an appropriate libmap.conf should make things usable again.
> After ports catches up to these changes and you rebuild all
> your ports with the new threads library, then you'll no
> longer need the libmap.conf.  Unless you have nvidia provided
> drivers/libraries.

Thanks kindly for the explanation!  Cheers,
Jacques Vidrine   NTT/Verio SME      FreeBSD UNIX       Heimdal
nectar at celabo.org jvidrine at verio.net nectar at freebsd.org nectar at kth.se

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