Subject: mit-pthreads problem (?) Virtual timer expired; Abort trap (core dumped).
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Olaf Seibert <email@example.com>
Date: 08/07/2000 01:33:19
I made a version of languages/python that is (supposed to be)
thread-enabled. I did this by adding the following to its Makefile in
CONFIGURE_ARGS += --with-thread
CC = /usr/pkg/pthreads/bin/pgcc
Before that I installed devel/mit-pthreads.
Then, as part of trying to build Mojo Nation (see www.mojonation.net), I
(indirectly) invoked a python script that fork()ed and exec()ed:
azenomei.3:~/distfiles/mojonation/extsrc/PyXML-0.5.3$ python setup.py build
Executing 'build' action...
Running command: make -f Makefile.pre.in boot
Virtual timer expired
Abort trap (core dumped)
Whose fault is this, and what can I do about it??? It looks like the
thread library does not properly reset a signal or a signal handler or
something, but on the other hand I did not think signal sources would or
should be inherited across fork() and even less across exec()?
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