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Re: LinuxThreads and NPTL



On Thu, 2003-04-24 at 13:41, A.J. Blanchard wrote:

> 1) Does the venerable old LinuxThreads co-exist with NPTL in the caned RH-9?

Yes.  Use LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 <...> to use it.

> 2) By default, am I using NPTL on RH-9?

Yes.

> 3) I have seen that Glibc "contains" NPTL. How does this translate to the
> libpthread.so? Wrappers or extensions or ...?

libpthread.so uses the right library as needed, just like libc.so can
dynamically use different functions depending on the kernel.  No
wrappers are used.

> BTW, if I have overlooked some obvious FAQ, smite me and let me know.

Well, the first two were in the RH9 relnotes...

	Robert Love





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