libthr + libtool bump + mysql

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Mar 9 18:06:52 UTC 2006


On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 05:43:10PM +0000, Chris wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I recently noticed after the libtool bump using libthr on 5.3 and 5.4

What does libtool have to do with it?

> release servers for mysql causes the process to hang when a kill is
> issued and become unkillable even with -9 and the only way to recover
> is reboot the server.  The problem is not on 6.0 and 5.4-STABLE.  So
> this would suggest to me libthr is updated in the 5.x branch.

Probably was.

> Will libthr in 5.5 be the same as in 6.0 or does the 6.x version still
> have advantages?

In general 6.x has too many bug fixes to mention, so chances are it's
also good on 6.x.

> Should I contact the mysql port maintainer and ask him to add a
> warning to the port concerning libthr on 5.4 release and older?

You can ask, but the port maintainer does not have to support running
on older releases.

Kris
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