Issues on linuxthreads

Will Newton will.newton at
Tue Apr 22 09:13:13 UTC 2008

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 7:09 AM, Carmelo Amoroso <carmelo73 at> wrote:
> Hi All,
>  recently there have been reported several issues
>  on libpthread segfaulting while running simple application.
>  It has been discovered that users were using linuxthreads implementation
>  instead of (stable ?) linuxthreads.old.
>  I don't know what is the current status of linuxthreadsde developmnet,
>  neither I remember who is doing the development.
>  I don't have currently any time for investigating on this beinf NPTL
>  my target implementation, but as a general rule, at least until somebody
>  will provide a patch for those problems, I'd suggest to all users
>  to *use linuxthreads.old* library.
>  Anyway, solving the linuxthreads bug is something to be dobe as well.

FWIW linuxthreads works for me with the attached patch. It's also
better supports architectures with STACK_GROWS_UP such as hppa.
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