Subject: Re: threads pkgs [was: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: None <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/30/1999 01:57:49
On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Rene Hexel wrote:

> Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > rh reports that, with pth on his system, it's trying to build a 
> > threaded version (and choking).
>   That's right.  At first, I thought it actually needed a threading
> package, but it seems to be the other way round (i.e., even if I fix the
> include problem it will still choke when trying to build a threaded
> version).  Again, this seems to be one of the not-so-nice features of
> GNU configure to pick up any random crap it can find. ;-)
>   Whatever, I will commit a patch for that package that prevents
> configure from picking up any pthreads it finds.

The cleanest way would probably be to add a CONFIGURE_ARG to the
package Makefile. I'll look at now.