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Re: FTBFS: python

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003, Robert Millan wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 11:56:06PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > 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)

The problem, as I see it, is that the current code is trying to use
both cthreads and pthreads, hence the mess. We would need to change
configure.in and such so that pthreads is always used everywhere.

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