[Python-Dev] can't build with threads on OSF/1
Fri, 13 Oct 2000 18:34:36 +0200
On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 10:18:23AM -0500, Charles G Waldman wrote:
> Sorry, I don't have time to investigate this fully right now. Maybe
> this weekend. For now this is just a heads-up. Hopefully, something
> is just misconfigured on this system.
> The machine in question is running OSF1 V4.0 878 alpha
That's a former DEC alpha, right ? Perhaps running configure with
'--with-dec-threads' will solve the problem ? I'm not sure if that will work
alone, so you might need '--with-dec-threads --with-threads=no' to disable
You can also try this by hand; after running configure, edit
Modules/Makefile.pre, and change
(not -lthreads, just -threads) That seems to be the only difference
I looked at this before, but don't have an alpha or anything else that needs
--with-dec-threads, so I couldn't detect this automatically. I do think it
should be done automatically, though. Perhaps I can figure it if you can
send me, for instance, config.log and the output of configure, and find the
time to run a few tests later.
> I can only build Python from current CVS sources on OSF/1 if I specify
> --without-thread. If I don't specify this I get the following errors
> at link time:
> I tried sending a message with the output of ./configure and make
> attached, but it was over the 40K limit. If anybody wants to see
> these, email me.
If the above doesn't fix it, I can take a look at the output of configure
and config.log. No need to see the output of make just yet.
Thomas Wouters <email@example.com>
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