Subject: Re: wine-20030911 does not work
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/23/2003 00:27:11
On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 03:32:56AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 10:36:53PM +0200, Adam wrote:
> > 
> > As far as I can tell, wine indirectly depends on pthreads (via the 
> > 'glu' package?), which may lead to the endless-loop effect.  Try to 
> > re-compile wine with
> > CONFIGURE_ARGS+= --without-opengl
> > or update libpthreads from -current.
> > 
> > Let me know if it helps :)
> What it will do is wreck his operating system install, such that he
> may end up needing to replace every binary on the system to recover,
> depending how he follows your advice.  Nice job!  You really should
> be more careful to restrict your advice-giving to topics about which
> you actually have knowledge, lest you cause others to lose this way. :-(

Uhm, why is updating libpthreads so harmful? Isn't it a usual way of
tracking -current?


Bang Jun-Young <>