Subject: Re: Lockup with -current via SSH
To: George Michaelson <>
From: Adam K Kirchhoff <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/24/2003 20:48:34
When I upgraded to -current, I ended up removing all my packages, updating
pkgsrc from CVS, and rebuilding them all.  All threaded apps ended up
linking against the new kernel threads and I never needed to install pth
from pkgsrc.


On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, George Michaelson wrote:

> Its marginal, but I didn't get a very strong message that in adopting current
> I had to re-make userland for pthreads. Its obvious, but as a dumbo, it
> skipped my mind for a lot of apps. I suspect most other (l)users like me don't
> really think about the library linkage implications of some applications
> either from pkgsrc, or from random net.
> so while it won't fix the SMP/pthreads interaction, it might reduce the
> workload on people trying to fix things, if the wider issue that you HAVE to
> remake things against the current pthreads is 'out there' -Which btw, is a
> pretty big thing to put on people. Almost, if not quite, comparable to a major
> shared lib version bump.
> eg, I had to remake GNU pth as well, to get my mail app (sylpheed) to work.
> that was unexpected.
> cheers
> 	-George