Subject: Re: thread problem bilding perl 5.8.6 on 2.0/sparc
To: Chuck Silvers <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/06/2005 16:39:27
On Sat, 5 Mar 2005, Chuck Silvers wrote:
> this has been fixed in -current, and pullups have been in the queue for
> a month now but are not yet applied.  to get working pthreads on sun4c,
> you need both a new kernel and a new libpthread.   these are the relevant
> changes:
> cvs rdiff -r1.155 -r1.156 src/sys/arch/sparc/sparc/trap.c
> cvs rdiff -r1.17 -r1.18 src/sys/arch/sparc/include/lock.h

I can confirm tht installing new kernel and libpthread with these patches 
makes perl compile on NetBSD/sparc.

Thanks a lot!

  - Hubert

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