Re: Initial list of ports that fail due to -pthread

From: Kris Kennaway <>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 19:33:43 -0700
On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 12:32:05PM +1000, John Birrell wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 07:18:21PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > Here is a partial list of the ports that need to be taught to respect
> > PTHREAD_LIBS and PTHREAD_CFLAGS, from the latest 5.x package build (I
> > just grepped for the "-pthread is deprecated" error message).  None of
> > these were fixed by ports/57047.  It is likely that there are many
> > more that also need to be fixed - either they fail in other ways, or
> > are hidden by depending on another port that currently fails.
> I had a go at fixing some of the ones listed on your status page. I started
> with the ones that had the greatest number of dependencies.
> The thing I'm not sure about is whether there is consensus that the
> -pthread argument should be removed from GCC. I've supported Dan's
> approach because I understand the background. I think there have been a
> few too many "don't do that" emails.

Won't these ports still need to be fixed to look at
PTHREAD_{LIBS,CFLAGS} though, since the correct values for 4.x and 5.x
will still be different?


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