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Re: FTBFS: python

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 11:56:06PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Indeed.
> It's Debian who decided (implicitly, by not special-casing the Hurd) that
> the Debian python package (for which I asked for help to compile) should be
> compiled with threads support.
> Perhaps we should ask ourselves whether or not it might be worth to
> ask the maintainer to disable threads completely for hurd-i386 until
> we know how to fix this, since a python package without threads support
> is obviously more useful than not having a python package at all.

If using the libpthread implementation in the Hurd is a problem, we could
easily enable libpthread emulation in libpth untill NPTL is ported to Mach,
like I did for the GNU/KNetBSD port (see my last mail in bug #218011)

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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