What is NPTL and why are there kernel build problems?

ne... akabi at speakeasy.net
Thu Nov 13 15:18:20 UTC 2003

On Nov 13, 2003 at 14:34, Damian Donnelly in a soothing rage wrote:

>Before I get shot down in flames, I would like to say that I know very 
>little about Linux.
>What is NPTL and why are there kernel build problems? Where can I read about 
Seems your Google is broken, here use mine.
NPTL: The Native POSIX Thread Library for Linux
http://people.redhat.com/drepper/nptl-design.pdf for more info.

>What work arounds are there when the kernel doesn't build?
>I had the following error:
>kernel.o (.text+0xfc3): In function 'schedule'
>undefined reference to 'active_load_balence'
Did you do a make oldconfig?

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