Subject: Re: NetBSD2.0: reporting libpthread errors?
To: Scott Presnell <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/15/2004 13:09:35
On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 08:57:47AM -0800, Scott Presnell wrote:
> In the course of debugging some unrelated issues I've been seeing:
> kdeinit: Error detected by libpthread: Destroying locked mutex.
> Detected by file "/usr/src/lib/libpthread/pthread_mutex.c", line 135, 
> function "pthread_mutex_destroy"
> Should I report this somehow?

That's a bug in the application code you're running: libpthread has
detected that the application is trying to destroy a mutex while
some thread still holds that mutex locked.

In other words, it's a bug in KDE.  I don't know how successful you
will be in getting the KDE team to fix it, however.

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            

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