Subject: Re: Getting rid of pth ?
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 01/25/2003 17:48:34
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
>Eric Jacoboni <email@example.com> writes:
>> Since the nathan merge, we do have native threads, great! Now, what i
>> wanted to know is if there is some reason to keep pth installed?
>No. In fact, you're better off removing your packages and rebuilding
>-- pth will automatically go away if /usr/include/pthreads.h is detected.
Right. I did a 'pkg_delete' pth, saw what was using it, and applied
the algorithm recursively.
Of course, I then had to wait while Mozilla and much of Gnome (needed
by Gabber) recompiled. That takes a while...
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
http://www.wilyhacker.com (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)