[Xcb] [PATCH pthread-stubs v2 0/4] Rework pthread-stubs design/implementation

Eric Anholt eric at anholt.net
Wed Mar 1 00:16:08 UTC 2017

Emil Velikov <emil.l.velikov at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi all,
> As a follow-up the previous discussion here is the updated patchset.
> Most noticeable changes are:
>  - We no longer use the m4 macro to determine the correct 
> Cflags/Libs. The README has some extensive information why.
>  - The functions and flags in configure were updated, with references to 
> the README
>  - Completely reworked the README to follow "now ... before" approach, 
> splitting into three sections - 'what', 'how' and 'why'
> For people who have forgotten:
> TL:DR; You _cannot_ have a libpthread-stubs library. Platforms that do
> not have the stubs in their runtime _must_ link against a full blown
> pthreads.
> Such platforms are strongly encouraged to work with their C runtime
> devs and address that issue.

Agreed with the analysis and solution here.

Acked-by: Eric Anholt <eric at anholt.net>
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