Possible Showstopper

Mark Mitchell mmitchell@usa.net
Wed Dec 3 15:32:00 GMT 1997


>>>>> "Jeffrey" == Jeffrey A Law <law@cygnus.com> writes:

    Jeffrey>   In message
    Jeffrey> < 199712031733.JAA25765@atrus.synopsys.com >you write:
    >> Will it work around the problem if users add -lpthread to their
    >> link line?
    Jeffrey> Dunno.  RTH has a CD on order; hopefully it'll arrive
    Jeffrey> soon, we can then do whatever is necessary to support 5.0
    Jeffrey> and spin a release with 5.0 support within a week or two.

Several people have suggested adding an #ifdef __ELF around some
pragmas in libc-lock.h.  Could we just supply a corect version of this
file, and install it if we detect RH 5.0?  That should be easy.

    >> (Yes, it sucks that we got burned by 5.0, but we did want to
    >> support popular Linux distributions).
    Jeffrey> Yup.  I think this is important enough to make a minor
    Jeffrey> release as soon as we've got 5.0 support.

    Jeffrey> jeff

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