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Re: More info on making Debian thread safe.

Rob Browning <osiris@cs.utexas.edu> writes:
> We have moved to using LinuxThreads here (instead of MIT pthreads),
> and things seem to be going well.  In order for this to work, though,
> all the libraries that a threaded app might link against must have
> been compiled with the -D_REENTRANT option.  This is already done in
> the debian libc5 package, but not for any others I know of.  I'd like
> to suggest that we make it policy that all packages that provide
> libraries compile them with this option.

I think this should go on the 1.3/2.0 agenda---especially since we're
supposed to be going to libc6 anyway.


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