HEADS UP: BIND 9.4.1 imported

LI Xin delphij at delphij.net
Sun Jun 3 16:35:44 UTC 2007


Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Jun 2007, Doug Barton wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
>> Anton Yuzhaninov wrote:
>>> Hello Doug,
>>>
>>> You wrote on Sunday, June 3, 2007, 3:43:21 AM:
>>>
>>> DB> After extensive testing, I've upgraded the BIND in the base to
>>> version
>>> DB> 9.4.1. This version contains a lot of performance improvements,
>>> DB> especially for threading, so I've re-enabled it by default.
>>>
>>> Is there knobs to build bind without threads?
>>
>> I wasn't planning to add one, but if someone can show me convincing
>> proof that it's needed, I will be glad to do so.
>>
>> Why would you not want it to be threaded?
> 
> I haven't checked which part (apart from named) might need libpthread
> (or equivalent). One thing comes to my mind:
> having installations without a thread library installed as in
>     WITHOUT_LIBC_R=
>     WITHOUT_LIBPTHREAD=
>     WITHOUT_LIBTHR=
> (or whatever an up-to-date current would be).
> 
> I remember that at least pppctl is one of the few other programs
> that needs a threading library in base.

I think this is somewhat OT (the original request was to build BIND
without threads support anyway), but to answer it, what about don't
letting the user to disable build of default threading library?

Cheers,
-- 
Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net>	http://www.delphij.net/
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