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Re: Building with pthreads in Digital Unix 4.0 (ITS#62)
BTW, thank you for your work on this project. Its exciting and a
wonderful service to the community.
Further information regarding Kurt's email follows.
On Mon, 1 Feb 1999, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> At 08:57 PM 2/1/99 GMT, Ashley.W.Frost@williams.edu wrote:
> >Full_Name: Ashley Frost
> >Version: 1.1.4
> >OS: Digital Unix 4.0d
> >Submission from: (NULL) (220.127.116.11)
> >I couldn't find this information anywhere in the FAQ or mailing list archives,
> >so I'm offering it to anyone who is having trouble with ./configure and pthread
> >support for Digital Unix. It would be especially helpful under the Platform
> >Hints in a section for Digital Unix.
> You are, of course, welcomed to add a subcategory for Digital UNIX in the
> platform hints section of the faq-o-matic and then add your 'new answer.'
I didn't realize you allowed offsite people to modify the faq-o-matic,
although a second look shows this to be true.
I also realize that this answer looks a lot like some of the other answers
for other OS's regarding pthreads, however it is slightly different and
took a little digging through the man pages on DU. If this had been in
there, it would have saved me some trouble right off the bat.
> >If configure stops with the error:
> > checking if pthread_create() works... no
> > configure: error: pthread.h and pthread_create are not compatible
> Where did it find the incompatible pthread_create() ?
Here is the tail of the config.log:
configure:4333: checking if pthread_create() works
configure:4365: cc -o conftest -g conftest.c -lpthreads -lmach -lexc
configure: failed program was:
#line 4342 "configure"
#define NULL (void*)0
static void *task(p)
return (void *) (p == NULL);
int main(argc, argv)
exit(pthread_create(&t, NULL, task, NULL));