Subject: Re: Pthread issues in NetBSD 4.0 (was Java for NetBSD)
To: Jean-Luc Wasmer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Stouder-Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 05/30/2007 11:20:35
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On Tue, May 29, 2007 at 10:27:08PM -0400, Jean-Luc Wasmer wrote:
> Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:
> >Recently (past few years), Sun has been more open about licensing a NetB=
> >Java. Unfortunately there are issues in libpthread in NetBSD 4.0 that=20
> >prevent it from working. I think -current stands a much better chance, a=
> >I also hope to address some of the concurrency issues on the=20
> >wrstuden-fixsa branch (which is a netbsd-4 branch).
> > =20
> What are these issues?
The main one I'm aware of is that you can't pthread_kill() a running=20
> OpenLDAP is not working for me on 4.0 beta2 (pthread issues). So far=20
> I've assumed it was a misuse of the pthread API (PR: pkg/36407).
I agree. The issues I'm thinking about are different; this looks like=20
we're destroying a mutex we never initialized. So either we never=20
initialized it, or something corrupted it.
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