Re: hppa in lenny? (Was: Freeze exceptions related to libdb-ruby)
dann frazier wrote:
On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 01:14:01AM +0200, Helge Deller wrote:
Adeodato Sim?? wrote:
I just looked into ruby19 on hppa.
The makecontext()/setcontext()/switchcontext() functions which went into
libc-ports recently [*2] will not help here.
Instead, I think only when at some point the glibc on hppa switches to
NPTL, ruby could work.
fyi, John Wright and I have had a buildd running w/ an NPTL glibc for
a while, and we're not having any better luck with ruby1.9 builds -
they seem to fail just as before ('miniruby' spinning indefinitely).
In general, I haven't noticed any better or worse behavior between
Thanks for testing it! That's interesting. It was always my assumption,
that NPTL would fix a few problems. If this is not the case, then it's
time to look into the glibc/linuxthreads/NPTL coding again. I'll try to
find some time this week to analyze that, but sadly debugging
thread-issues is not easy nor really funny :-(