Subject: Re: libpthread
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/2003 13:22:46
On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 06:28:25PM +0000, Andrey Petrov wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 05:56:20AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > >> Yes, okay, but what about these debugging options you were talking
> > >> about? That was the main point of my message... where do we find
> > >> information on those?
> > > Well, don't be afraid to read sources, pthread library is not large,
> > > and it's usually hard to debug 'black box' anyway.
> > Yes, but the person experiencing the problem is not always capable of
> > reading code. (On tech-kern that may be a more reasonable assumption,
> > and among developers even more so, but I'm sure there are lots of
> > NetBSD users who couldn't code their way out of a paper bag if you held
> > it upside down for them, even if they might be capable of fetching
> > distributions and typing "make".)
> 'make a system that even stupid will be able to use it and ...' etc.
Oh, yeah, sure, stooping to write manual pages is "stupid". Right.