Issues on linuxthreads

Carmelo AMOROSO carmelo.amoroso at
Tue Apr 22 12:04:51 UTC 2008

Will Newton wrote:
> 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.
that means that it needs to build all files with -DSHARED, right ?
I'd like to hear from others reported segfault using linuxthreads if 
that patch
works fine for all too.
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