Subject: Re: Nagios: Error detected by libpthread : Invalid mutex
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/09/2007 12:34:10
On Mon, 09 Apr 2007 12:17:30 -0400
Ajitabh Pandey <email@example.com> 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, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb