Re: Fixing -pthreads (Re: ports and -current)

From: Andrea Campi <>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 22:49:19 +0200
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Hi Daniel,

On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 04:13:11PM -0400, Daniel Eischen wrote:
> > However, I'd
> > also suggest making it easy for people to set '-pthread' to give whatever
> > pthreads library they think is the most sensible default for their
> > installation.
> You can't make it variable.

I followed the whole thread and probably I'm being dense, but I still can't
get this point. Note that I'm not taking position one way or the other, just

Why is that so? Isn't it possible to have -pthread:

 - do nothing when linking libraries
 - use libmap.conf(5) (possibly integrated by whatever env magic we want to
add to allow this to be temporarily overridden) to decide what to link with.


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