Subject: Re: [Spruce-list] FreeBSD compile problem - possible solution
To: Robert D. Mohr <>
From: Ezra Story <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/25/2000 10:24:53
"Robert D. Mohr" wrote:
> Just noticed that there *is* another POSIX threads package for NetBSD...
> GNU Pth - The GNU Portable Threads.  I'm trying to build that on my machine
> now...  Not sure how I'll get the NetBSD Spruce package installer to
> recognize that it's there...
> NetBSD package guys... any ideas?

GNU Pth is cooperatively switched, which makes it basically useless for
things that use pthreads, including spruce.  (Yes, I tried it).