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Re: pkg/46254: libxml2 fails to avoid getting linked against libpthread on SunOS

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 10:07:13AM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 09:01:07 +0900, Joerg Sonnenberger 
> <> wrote:
> >On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 12:46:40AM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> >>3. NetBSD<4.99.36 does not have pthread_equal stubs in libc,
> >>   so set weak ref for it.
> >
> >I don't think that is correct. It will call a null-pointer if ever
> >invoked, right? Just provide an inline stub using == on the pointers.
> As I said,
>  (phtread_* will be never used unless libxml2 will be used with pthread)
> Please refer xmlInitThreads() in threads.c, if any of pthread_* is NULL,
> thread support will not be ON (libxml_is_threaded == 0).
> With your approach, pthread_equal() will not be used even if pthread is
> really enabled.  I feel it is bad situation.

Ah ok, sounds reasonable. pthread_equal on NetBSD isn't really doing
anything else anyway.


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