[Xcb] [PATCH pthread-stubs 0/4] Rework pthread-stubs design/implementation

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Thu Nov 3 22:35:53 UTC 2016


Josh Triplett, on Thu 03 Nov 2016 15:13:49 -0600, wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 03, 2016 at 08:24:55PM +0000, Emil Velikov wrote:
> >  1) make pthread-stubs "meta package" who's Cflags/Libs expand to the platform
> > specific PTHREAD_{CFLAGS,LIBS} if the runtime does not provide lightweight
> > pthread symbols, or
> I don't have any fundamental objections here, but Linux isn't the
> platform that really needs pthread-stubs in the first place.  Could you
> please seek out some feedback from people working on platforms that need
> pthread-stubs for the core stubs, to find out how this might impact
> them?  I've CCed a couple of lists of potentially interested folks.

Concerning GNU/Hurd and GNU/kFreeBSD, we simply use glibc's forwarding
mechanism, so pthread-stubs is empty there, and thus 1) is fine there.


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