Subject: Re: pthread + pkgsrc proposal
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Jonathan Perkin <email@example.com>
Date: 11/24/2004 11:47:54
* On 2004-11-24 at 11:42 GMT, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 07:01:37AM +0000, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> > For pkgsrc, I will be making changes so that if the package uses
> > dlopen(), then it will be automatically linked with pthread
> > support.
> If I have a pkg that uses dlopen, but I am realy sure that it never
> will dlopen() anything threaded - will there be a way to declare
> that I know what I'm doing and avoid the pthread linking?
What are the advantages of doing so? Faster startup time?
Jonathan Perkin The NetBSD Project