Subject: Re: threading bug in mail-notification?
To: None <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/20/2007 12:33:03
Greg Troxel <> writes:

> I've been using gnome mail notification applet mail/mail-notification
> under NetBSD for a while, and it works on uniprocessors under netbsd-4
> and used to work on current under MP (T60, Core Duo).  I monitor 2
> mailboxes, both IMAP/SSL.
> On the T60 (4.99.17), it hits an assertion at startup:
> assertion "md_c[1] == md_count[1]" failed: file
> "/usr/home/gdt/NetBSD-current/src/crypto/dist/openssl/crypto/rand/md_rand.c",
> line 312, function "ssleay_rand_add"
> It seems this is about openssl operations being invoked on a single
> context in more than one thread at once.

I've filed a bug with mail-notification about this, and was asked about
whether our openssl is built with thread support.

Should our openssl be compiled with thread support?
Is mail-notification doing something wrong?