Mysql without linuxthreads on 5.4?

Glenn Dawson glenn at
Sun Aug 28 20:31:02 GMT 2005

At 08:39 AM 8/28/2005, Matt Virus wrote:
>In trying to install mysql40-server on a newly-installed and cvsup'd 
>5.4 installation, while installing mysql the install process dies 
>during the linuxthreads dependancy install.
>I read that freebsd post-5.3 has a new threading method and 
>linuxthreads shouldn't even be necessary.  In all my attempts to 
>install mysql without linuxthreads i've been unsuccessful.  make 
>install WITH_LINUXTHREADS=no, modifying /etc/make.conf, and other 
>things all result in the mysql install process choking on linuxthreads.

The makefile for mysql40-server checks to see if WITH_LINUXTHREADS 
defined, so even setting it to no will still cause it to use linux 
threads.  You might also need to do a make rmconfig to make sure that 
linux threads isn't being enabled from a previous install.


>I ran portupgrade to sync everything to current version (barely 
>anything installed as it was a fresh install yesterday) and i still 
>get the same problem.
>Any help is appreciated
>Matt Virus ("veer-iss")
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