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Re: Disable lang/perl5 threads by default

On Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:39:45 +0200, Jens Rehsack wrote:

[PR pkg/46280]

> There is seriously an issue, but it's not necessarily related to perl or
> p5-Digest-SHA. It's probably an issue somewhere else.
> Can you repeat it on any other non-beta NetBSD version? If not, I suggest
> address it in NetBSD, not in pkgsrc.

Certainly possible.

> Is it i386 only or are other architectures
> affected, too? Was the perl compiled straight for named OS version or were
> there some src/ updates in meantime?

Well, it's been a year... 

It happened, as the PR says, off and on during a year. When 
dumped core, neither rebuilding perl nor a system update would make a 

ISTR I saw the problem on more than one machine, but I am not 100% sure.

Since the addition, I haven't seen the problem again, ever, 
across several perl and system updates. Good enough evidence for me... 
I remember a similar issue with bind9 on sparc, which liked to 
spin-loop with 100% cpu until I built it without thread support.
> I also wonder where the -L/usr/local/lib is coming from and what's installed
> there. The --whole-archive scares me, too.

For lack of perl fu, I cannot comment.


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