Subject: Re: anonget2 (Was: Re: galeon and threads on -current)
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/29/2003 15:24:53
On Thu, 29 May 2003, Andrew Gillham wrote:

> On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 11:58:51PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> >
> > I still think what we did is right. The merge was long overdue. What we
> > need now is more people getting a clue at the innards of libpthread and help
> > improving it. I see progress, steady, but slow. We need to speed it up, and/
> > or stay patient for a while. This is -current, after all.
> I would like to see some more advanced methods of debugging threaded
> apps or libpthreads.  I'm trying to make asterisk (the pbx) usable on my

I think _everyone_ want's to see more advanced methods of debugging
threadded apps. I'm not sure if the tools are out there at all.

> NetBSD -current system, and figuring out if it is a problem with our
> pthreads, kernel, the app, etc is beyond me at this point.
> It works fine on Linux of course, and mostly works on NetBSD, but when it
> has issues, I kill it and start it again, but it has the same issues.

What kind of issues?

> Rebooting the box and starting asterisk works ok again for a bit.  So it
> seems almost like it is not really asterisk that is getting hosed. :)

I'm not really sure how asterisk works, but if you need to reboot,
somethign weird is getting hosed.

> I will have to test it out more with a larger stack I guess, since it sounds
> like that is a real limitation for some apps.

Try that...

Take care,