tech-userlevel archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Moving pthread_(cond|mutex) to libc

David Laight <> wrote:

> > Another idea:  let libpthread be dlopen'ed, but abort if
> > pthread_create() is called after libc mutex or condvar stubs have been
> > called.
> That will cause similar grief later on - and probably be harder to
> diagnose than had the dlopen() fail.

Not quite: it solves the problem when libpthread is loaded as a
dependency but is not wanted, and not used at all. It worked fine prior
6.0 and is now broken. This is that regression I want to address. 

For diagnosing purpose, we may have more explicit error message.

Emmanuel Dreyfus

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index