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RE: Problems building with threads on OpenBSD (ITS#521)
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At 07:31 PM 5/2/00 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>I'm hoping this message reaches someone because after fighting with OpenLDAP
>for the past two weeks I have finally narrowed down to issues that have been
>The first involves ITS#521 - Problems building with threads on OpenBSD. I
>was following the instructions on the OpenLDAP Faq-O-Matic (OpenLDAP
>Faq-O-Matic -> OpenLDAP Software FAQ -> Installation -> Platform Hints ->
>OpenBSD), and that apparently was my problem. The simple solution to build
>OpenLDAP on OpenBSD with threads is:
>1.) Ignore the instructions in the Faq-O-Matic for OpenBSD
>2.) Set the CPPFLAGS environment variable to '-pthread'
> # export CPPFLAGS=-pthread
>3.) Run the configure script with the '--with-threads' option.
> # ./configure --with-threads
>While building slapd and the others, it will result in compiler messages
>with '-pthread' in there twice, but there are no warning messages related to
>threads and compiles and links fine.
>On a final note, the reason I was trying to build with threads was because I
>was having performance issues on the Pentium-75 I'm using to host it, and
>the repsonses from slapd to other machines were taking far too long. I was
>hoping that building with threads would clear up the issue. However, it
>turned out that the test machines I was using had IP addresses assigned by
>DHCP (which I also knew), but the IP addresses weren't in the DNS. My
>performance issue turned out to be a long-timeout waiting for the DNS to
>respond that it didn't have those IP addresses in it. I simply put the names
>and addresses in the host file for each appropriate machine, and volia!
>Instant performance improvement.
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>> Subject: Re: Problems building with threads on OpenBSD (ITS#521)
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