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Re: Maintainers, porters, and burden of porting

On Wed, 2011-08-31 at 11:57 +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> But a different thread library that has clear POSIX compliance bugs[*]
> is the kind of things that make me fear that many more packages than we
> see currently are broken on kfreebsd. And I'm not sure that it's where
> we want to spend our manpower.
> [*] due to linuxthreads: #639658 [kfreebsd] waitpid from a thread does
> not work for child processes created by other threads.
> there's also some signals+thread fun.

Of course, Linux had those bugs for many years, so most multithreaded
programs that run on Linux are probably tolerant of them.


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