RFC: [Long] Change PTHREAD_LIBS to -pthread for -CURRENT

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Tue Jun 8 16:17:48 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 08 June 2004 10:41, John Birrell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 10:20:47AM +0200, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> > I remember at one time -pthread was completely gone from gcc in
> > -CURRENT, why this was reversed I don't know
> The reason was that the gcc people want -pthread to be the standard
> way of sucking in thread support via their compiler. They intend the
> -pthread option to be used across all operating systems, notably
> including Linux. 

I see. How do we address the issue of having multiple threads libraries to 
choose from then? I take it using the libmap feature is not the answer.

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