Subject: Re: pthreads on alpha 4.99.33 kernel and userland built today.
To: None <>
From: Havard Eidnes <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/17/2007 21:45:41
> Finally sorted out a kernel from current and a release built from the=

> same src,
> I get problems with programs such as xine:
> xine: Error detected by libpthread: Invalid mutex.
> Detected by file "/usr/src/lib/libpthread/pthread_mutex.c", line 316,=

> function "pthread_mutex_unlock".
> See pthread(3) for information.

That is usually a symptom of some user-level code trying to use a
pthread mutex which has not been properly initialized.  This is not
uncommon from programs coming in from Linux, where I understand they
do not have a corresponding run-time consistency check in their
pthread implementation.


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