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Re: Intent to remove: devel/pthread-stublib

On Sun, Mar 25, 2018 at 10:03:47PM +0000, Benny Siegert wrote:
> I just stumbled upon devel/pthread-stublib, which is a dependency
> (sometimes) of MesaLib. According to its description, it does the following:
> "Provide dummy implementations of pthread functions like mutex operations
> to enable libraries to be used in both thread-aware and non-threaded
> programs.
> This is for NetBSD<=2; newer operating systems don't need it."
> Given that NetBSD 1.6 is ancient history at this point, I would like to
> remove it after the branch. Objections?

Well, it is needed not just on old NetBSD. So unless you have also
checked all the other older Unix systems, it should just stay around.


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