Subject: Re: Nagios: Error detected by libpthread : Invalid mutex
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/09/2007 12:34:10
On Mon, 09 Apr 2007 12:17:30 -0400
Ajitabh Pandey <> wrote:

> > That's a software bug. It is calling pthread_mutex_unlock() on a
> > data area which is not a properly initialized mutex. Linux threading
> > libraries seem to forgive such program errors, NetBSD's doesn't.
> >   
> So any way I can use self compiled Nagios in NetBSD

Bear in mind that there's really a bug in the underlying code.  It
isn't a NetBSD problem, it's a Nagios problem; it's merely being
detected here.  You may find some way to patch around the symptom; the
question is what else is going wrong.

		--Steve Bellovin,