Subject: Re: why python+pth?
To: Christian Limpach <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/18/2003 11:11:17
Christian Limpach <> writes:

> Python doesn't fail because we don't honor pthread_attr_setstacksize(), the
> python tests fail because they need the initial thread to have a "big"
> stack.  You can't use pthread_attr_setstacksize() to change the size of the
> initial thread because its size is locked even before main() is called.

Ah, yes. This is a somewhat different problem. A workaround
(special-casing the thread ID of the initial thread) was suggested for
this in the archives some time ago, and I probably should have
committed it. I'll go look.

        - Nathan