Subject: Re: pthread_mutex_unlock
To: None <>
From: Christian Biere <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 01/18/2007 00:03:40
David H. Gutteridge wrote:
> >I'm getting following error when running gftp:
> >gftp-gtk: Error detected by libpthread: Unlocking unlocked mutex.
> >Detected by file "/usr/src/lib/libpthread/pthread_mutex.c", line 369,
> >function "pthread_mutex_unlock".
> >I thought I could patch gftp upstream, but the code looks fine to me.
> >I think this problem is known, but what is the solution ? (except
> I PRed this back in 2005, it's here:

There hasn't been any release of gftp since 2005. So there's little hope
any of the unresolved bugs gets fixed any time soon.
> I never bothered PRing it upstream, but if someone was to do so, they
> might want to point out that this problem can (presumably) be
> duplicated on other OSes like Linux by enabling glib2's
> G_ERRORCHECK_MUTEXES macro, which makes glib2 handle these excess calls
> like NetBSD does.

It has been reported here: