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Re: (ITS#4982) link libldap_r explicitly with the threading libraries
libtool should properly handle -pthread. If it doesn't, that should be
fixed instead of kludging things up with -lpthread. -pthread tells gcc
to do the right thing. The right thing might not be to link in -
(On some versions of FreeBSD, the right think is -lc_r.) -pthread also
might do more than link in a library.
As OpenLDAP includes its own copy of libtool, a local fix can be
until the upstream fixes it right.
On May 24, 2007, at 1:25 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hallvard B Furuseth <email@example.com> writes:
>> Hallvard B Furuseth writes:
>>> Is this the second half of the Debian patch you posted in
>>> ITS#4981 - so
>>> it'd be wrong to apply one one of these patches?
>> Sorry, "wrong to apply _only_ one of".
>> (I.e. does ITS#4981 introduce breakage which ITS#4982 fixes?) Maybe
>> everything worked well before we switched to libtool...
> No, they should be independent, I think. I believe that the
> rationale for
> 4982 is still correct; if you use pthread functions, you need to
> explicitly link against the library to avoid getting unversioned
> references. Unversioned references will *normally* not cause a
> so they're a bit of a time bomb. They keep working fine right up
> the library makes an incompatible change in the data structures,
> and then
> they break.
> Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/