weak implementation of threads has problems - kse fix attached

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jun 8 07:27:10 GMT 2004

On Mon, Jun 07, 2004 at 11:48:45PM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Jun 08), Daniel Eischen said:
> > No, I don't want to litter all our thread libraries with strong
> > references. As I've said before, build your shared libraries
> > correctly so they don't bring in the threads library.
> A good addition to bsd.port.mk, right next to the "possible network
> server" etc checks, might be to run ldd on all installed shared
> libraries and print a warning if any threads libraries show up.  There
> are a huge number of ports that install shlibs linked to libpthreads.

Some of these are probably correct, in that the library started using
libpthreads internally and there are a large number of clients that
would otherwise need to be changed to link to that library.

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