Ruby oddity (pthreads)

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Sun Mar 12 17:03:15 UTC 2006

Makoto Matsushita píše v po 13. 03. 2006 v 01:57 +0900:
> No matter we like it or not, ruby(1) is one of the first priority tools for
> FreeBSD users -- its ports should be stable as much as possible.
> I've heard from my colleague that dtcps(8) (DTCP server) has affected by this
> problem you mentioned.  Other problems may coming... so
> > I would like to see ports/lang/ruby18 will be built without pthreads
> > support by default.
> Seconded.  Since this ports MAINTAINER is ports at, if there's no
> applications that requires pthreaded ruby, turn off by default (and on if
> required) would be enough.

I made threaded ruby the default, because the Gtk+/GNOME bindings for
Ruby rely on it being threaded.  There are some rather nice apps using
those libraries...

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
              <pav at>

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