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Re: NPTL support in 2.4 kernel series?

On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 07:51:22PM +0100, Martin Kittel wrote:
> Hi,
> I am maintaining the packages of the MaxDB database system.
> Recently upstream has converted the database kernel from 
> linuxthread-style threading to NPTL. While -at least for i386- 
> linuxthreads is still supported in MaxDB at this time, it will go away 
> in one of the next releases.

What is the problem with linuxthread?  Are there some problems
linuxthreads cause that go away when using NPTL?

Anyway, the package currently only supports i386, so I don't see
a problem with using linuxthread for now.  Please make sure that
you then atleast prevent it from using NPTL.


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