Compiling Python2.1 under HP-UX with threads ?

M.-A. Lemburg mal at
Fri Jun 8 11:01:46 EDT 2001

Philipp Jocham wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Jun 2001 20:08:00 +0200, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at> wrote:
> >I am having trouble compiling Python 2.1 under HP-UX 11.00
> >with threads.
> >
> >Even though the compile runs fine (ok, termios and _curses fail
> >to compile, but I don't need those), the test suite fails to
> >pass all tests which try to use threads. The error I get is:
> >
> >       ThreadError: can't start new thread
> >
> >Does anyone have hints what I could try to debug this ?
> Does the configure process detect
> __pthread_create_system in -lpthread ?
> I've compiled it with gcc-2.95.2 and it works
> out of the box (besides termios and _curses).

I'll check that. Thanks for the tip. 

About termios and _curses:
these should probably be fixed to work on HP-UX too... in case
someone needs them.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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