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Re: More info on making Debian thread safe.

Rob Browning writes:
> david@elo.sw.ods.com (David Engel) writes:
> > This is already planned for when we switch to libc6.
> It probably wouldn't hurt to make it policy now so people can begin
> changing their scripts, or were we planning to make it a default flag
> for gcc or something so that it's transparent...

I should have been more specific.  Compiling with thread support is
already planned for libc6 and the X librariess.  We should probably
discuss this further before we make it mandatory for other libraries.
Does anyone know how much of a performance impact this has on
applications that aren't threaded?

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1001 E. Arapaho Road
(972) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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