HEADS UP: libkse -> libpthread switch
scottl at freebsd.org
Fri Jan 30 08:01:27 PST 2004
Thanks a lot!
Daniel Eischen wrote:
> I added a note to updating:
> libkse has been renamed back to libpthread and is now the
> default threads library. The gcc -pthread option has also
> been changed to link to libpthread instead of libc_r. For
> alpha and sparc64 machines, libkse is not renamed and links
> are installed so that libpthread points to libc_r. Until
> the ports system is updated to handle this change, it is
> recommended that folks install an /etc/libmap.conf(5) that
> maps libc_r to libpthread. If you have any binaries or
> libraries linked to libkse, then it is also recommended
> that you map libkse to libpthread. Anyone that is using
> nvidia supplied drivers and libraries should use a libmap.conf
> that maps libpthread to libc_r since their drivers/libraries
> do not work with libpthread.
> For the ports team, it is recommended that you don't install a
> libmap.conf so you can catch build problems. You can use
> ldd to check libraries and binaries for use of multiple
> thread libraries. Other than respecting PTHREAD_LIBS,
> I recommend that autoconf/libtool-type scripts first
> check for the existence of libpthread, then libc_r if
> libpthread isn't found.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 04:13:17 -0800 (PST)
> From: Daniel Eischen <deischen at FreeBSD.org>
> To: src-committers at FreeBSD.org, cvs-src at FreeBSD.org, cvs-all at FreeBSD.org
> Subject: cvs commit: src/lib/libc_r Makefile src/lib/libpthread Makefile
> deischen 2004/01/30 04:13:17 PST
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> lib/libc_r Makefile
> lib/libpthread Makefile
> Change libkse back to libpthread and make it the default
> thread library for i386, amd64, and ia64. For alpha
> and sparc64 the library is not changed and remains libkse,
> and links are installed so that libpthread -> libc_r.
> The gcc -pthread option will be changed in a separate
> commit so that it links to -lpthread instead of -lc_r.
> Approved by: re@
> Revision Changes Path
> 1.38 +10 -0 src/lib/libc_r/Makefile
> 1.50 +4 -0 src/lib/libpthread/Makefile
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