pthread_mutex_timedlock on sparc64

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Mon Apr 17 11:47:10 UTC 2006

On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Andrew Belashov wrote:

> Hello, Joerg!
> Joerg Pulz wrote:
>> sorry for the cross posting but i think it is related to both lists.
>> Today i got two mails from pointyhat for ports that i maintain which seem 
>> to have problems on sparc64.
>> The relevant ports are net/gatekeeper, net/openmcu and the exact error 
>> message is:
>> /usr/local/lib/ undefined reference to `pthread_mutex_timedlock'

Note that /usr/local/lib/foo is not part of FreeBSD base, so
it looks like the sparc build machine is using a non-standard
thread library.

>> There is another port net/openam which has the same problem.
>> As far as i can see, the '-pthread' argument is used and therefore this 
>> should not occur, unless there is something missing or wrong in the sparc64 
>> thread library.
>> I can't investigate this further because i have no access to a sparc64 
>> machine running any version FreeBSD.
>> Any information regarding this problem is much appreciated.
>> Kind regards
>> Joerg
> What about libthr library? For switching to libthr:
> # echo "" >>/etc/libmap.conf

Also, some sparc64-knowledgeable person(s) need to make
libpthread work on sparc64 ;-)


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