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Re: checking for specific versions of operating system

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: checking for specific versions of operating system
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 10:33:40 -0500
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On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 03:56:12PM +0100, Simon Morgan wrote:
> On 8/23/05, Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'd try to get the ACX_PTHREAD macro from the autoconf archive and
> > work with that.  Any of its shortcomings should be discussed with
> > its maintainer (or on this list, FWIW) and incorporated into an
> > improved version of the macro.  That way, others can profit, too
> > (both those that use the improved macro, as well as those that will
> > eventually try to compile your package and don't have to hack around
> > to get it to work with their threads support).
> Thanks for the info, I'll be sure to look into it. Before reading your mail
> I managed to come up with the following:
> AC_CHECK_LIB(pthread,pthread_create,THREAD_LIBS="-lpthread",THREAD_LIBS="-lkse")
> which "seems to work". Can you or anybody else with more experience
> than me see any problems with it?

Depends. Won't work on Tru64 because pthread_create is a #define. Some
platforms have stub functions in libc so you don't need to -lpthread.
Getting pthread correct is rather involved. Read through this month's
bug-gnulib list for some work by Bruno Haible.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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