lack of pthread_atfork() in FreeBSD 4.8

Alex alex at
Mon Aug 25 14:04:36 PDT 2003

Dan Nelson wrote:

>In the last episode (Aug 25), Alex said:
>>I've got a problem when compiling Peter Gutmann's CryptLib under
>>FreeBSD 4.8 as it needs some unimplemented function in pthreads
>>library pthread_atfork().
>>How can I handle this?
>>Is it implemented in 5.x?
>>Or any other way out?
>>Any help will be usefull :0)
>Use the port?  /usr/ports/security/cryptlib builds just fine for me on
>4.x and 5.x
It was
till cl3.1 beta 5 released

I have no actual idea what Peter had changed there since beta 4 that was 
compiled w/out any problem but I need beta 5 because of SSH problems in 
previous betas under FreeBSD.
I looked through /usr/ports/security/cryptlib and found it just 
downloading tarball from Peter's ftp with all faults I'm facing every 
time when compiling it.
I mean original makefile ignores -pthread option and hence makes a mass 
of linker errors to occur.

After all my question is still on :0(


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