Subject: Re: libpthread and static constructor order
To: None <,>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/05/2007 09:47:04
On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 12:00:41PM -0800, J.T. Conklin wrote:
> This lead me to check out the pkgsrc libtool -- and it appears that
> this is deliberate.  The installed libtool contains fixes that will 
> not be in a libtoolized version.  From manual.README:
[snip exerpt about local patches]
> This sounds reasonable, but it seems that there are some patches that
> really need to be pushed upstream.  Otherwise, pthread-using packages
> will not have the libpthread dependencies they require, and thus won't
> work properly on NetBSD systems.

Some of those patches are for interactions with pkgsrc, the rest is at
least known to upstream.