[OpenAFS-devel] OpenAFS for FreeBSD 5.2 patch

Derrick J Brashear shadow at dementia.org
Mon Mar 15 22:16:14 PST 2004

On Tue, 16 Mar 2004, Adriaan de Groot wrote:

> The main problem will probably be threading libraries (ie. the total lack
> of them in openafs for your particular platform). Since OpenAFS uses its
> own thread library, that poses an additional portability hurdle for the
> system. The word "abomination" was used in conjunction with it recently.
> In particular, FreeBSD-amd64 can't do OpenAFS because of the threading
> stuff. A port to any of the pthreads libs would be a large task but
> probably needs to be done sometime.

There's an LWP wrapper around pthreads in Arla. I contributed it years
ago. So, unless by "large task" you mean copying some files is hard, no.

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