Subject: Re: libpthread
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/20/2003 18:05:15
On Friday, June 20, 2003, at 05:59  PM, Dave Huang wrote:

> FWIW, pthreads have been working okay for me since the last batch of
> fixes were made a few weeks ago. The only problem I've seen is that
> ogg123 from the audio/vorbis-tools package aborts with an error about
> unlocking an unlocked mutex after playing a file (which makes it
> impossible to pass a list of files and have it play them all). I
> suspect it's a bug in ogg123, but I haven't had a chance to look at it
> yet. However, I haven't had much time to play with -current; perhaps
> I'd see more problems if I used it more.

By definition, that is a bug in the application.  It's why that 
particular debugging assertion exists ... many people were improperly 
laying the blame on the pthreads library when it was actually 
applications which were broken.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>