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[ Re: gentoo problem]

Jarkko Hietaniemi
February 24, 2003 23:40
[ Re: gentoo problem]
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The "RTMIN is -1" problem may be larger than just Gentoo.

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Subject: Re: gentoo problem
From: Leon Brocard <>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 21:36:59 +0000
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To: Jarkko Hietaniemi <>
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Jarkko Hietaniemi sent the following bits through the ether:

> Hi, we've got a most strange Perl 5.8.0 on Gentoo.  Since you, IIRC,
> were a Gentoo geek, you might be able to track this down more?

Yup, I've been following these. (Shevek is a mate on my colo box).
I've only been able to reproduce them on half the gentoo machines I
have, so I wasn't quite sure what the problem is.

I think it's to do with glibc 2.3.1:

 "You need to link against libpthread if you like to use librt"

This is what the Gentoo people came up with:

So it looks like Gentoo will link with pthreads from the next Perl
package release. I'm quite confused that Shevek didn't mention this to
me, or that nobody passed the patch upstream, but here it is.

Does it seem a reasonable thing to do? (for later glibcs, at least)

Leon Brocard.............................

... My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die

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