Ruby oddity (pthreads)

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Fri Mar 31 20:41:44 UTC 2006

On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 02:19:06 -0600, Pav Lucistnik <pav at> wrote:

> Jeremy Messenger píše v ne 26. 03. 2006 v 23:23 -0600:
>> > So I'm going to commit the patch mentioned above and remove
>> > lang/ruby18-nopthread port.
>> > The patch is available from
>> >
>> > Are there any objections?
>> No object by me by my glace, but you might want to ask Pav for how to  
>> test
>> it with ruby-tk. Pav said that he has to enable pthread to make ruby-tk
>> works. However, it might be good idea to add a comment of warning under
>> WITH_PTHREAD about that it might break a few of ruby apps.
> Oh yeah, I was trying to recall what I was testing it on.
> Just install devel/ruby-gemfinder and make it at least start up and
> display it's window.

I just tested devel/ruby-gemfinder with today's update of ruby with  
disable pthread by default; it seems work fine with dozens of harmless  
warning (don't put space before argument parentheses). I guess, we are  
safe with ruby with disable pthread for ruby-tk stuff.


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