"-pthread" == "-lpthread" for shared libs in -CURRENT

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Wed Jun 13 14:23:10 UTC 2007

Quoting Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at gmail.com> (from Wed, 13 Jun 2007  
09:53:47 -0400):

> On 6/13/07, Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at leidinger.net> wrote:
>> Quoting Alexander Kabaev <kabaev at gmail.com> (from Wed, 13 Jun 2007
>> 08:37:51 -0400):
>>> I think this was related to the way we used to support threads in
>>> 3.x/early 4.x releases. The program was supposed to link with either
>>> libc or libc_r, but not both and having both libraries loaded at the
>>> same time was really bad idea. Recording dependency to libc_r or libc
>>> into shared libraries makes shared libraries that work in both threaded
>>> and non-threaded programs impossible.
>> So we can switch to recording the lib dependencies in libs now? I
>> think this would help to let firefox do some SSO stuff with kerberos
>> (loading it as a plugin causes it to moan because some depending lib
>> is not loaded, bsam@ should be able to explain the technical details).
> We alsways did. libc and libpthread were the only two weird ones in
> pre-gcc 4.2 world, and that has changed back to what it should be when
> gcc 4.2 was imported.

Oh... great!


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