Does current Python2.3CVS work on FreeBSD5.1 or FreeBSD5-current?

Marc Recht marc at
Sun Jun 22 23:58:08 CEST 2003

> It will if you tell it to use a threads library.
> Find the LIBC variable in the Makefile, and add -lkse to it.
> This was discussed in SF patch #745320 (now closed).
> The building of threaded apps has changed on 5.x, and nobody has yet
> contributed a patch to to cater for the difference between
> 5.x and 4.x.
I've just submited a patch (#758910) to SourceForge which fixes that 
problem by adding -pthread to CXX, too. (Tested on today's -current.)


mundus es fabula
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