Subject: Re: Getting rid of pth ?
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/2003 17:48:34
In message <>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
>Eric Jacoboni <> 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, (me) (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)