I am using it with the perl backend, since
Perl has known problems with threads. So I need to use multithreading and
put a semaphore into the code which calls the C-API. Or do you see another
> Having compiled openldap without thread support I made some testing
> and got *very* confused.
> My impression is that the switch --whithout-threads disables
> threading, but does not run using a multi-processing model.
> I mean the only way parallel processing can be done is via threads
> Is this correct ?
The --without-threads option is generally pretty crippling. The only
reason to use it is if you must have back-shell support, or if you're
building on a platform that doesn't have a supported thread library.
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