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Re: NPTL and Debian-SPARC

BERTRAND Joël a écrit :
> Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>> Mark Morgan Lloyd a écrit :
>>> I'm trying to track down problems in a development tool (Free Pascal) which 
>>> I'm running on Etch. I notice that if I do  getconf GNU_LIBPTHREAD_VERSION  it 
>>> reports linuxthreads-0.10, while on an x86 Sarge+2.6 system the same command 
>>> reports NPTL 0.60.
>>> Am I correct in believing that Debian for SPARC hasn't yet got NPTL? Is there 
>>> any feasible way of putting together a system that /does/ have this 
>>> combination, even if it's not of production quality?
>> You can use the glibc from lenny/unstable. It now uses NPTL on most
>> architectures.
> 	Don't use glibc and NPTL on sparc64. There is a critial bug with futex !

It actually depends on the machine. For example UltraSparc 5 or 10 are
running nicely with the NPTL glibc.

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