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Anton Berezin says that on FreeBSD we're wrong to be using -lc_r, and
authorNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Fri, 28 Apr 2006 12:48:27 +0000 (12:48 +0000)
committerNicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org>
Fri, 28 Apr 2006 12:48:27 +0000 (12:48 +0000)
should just be using -pthread on the linker line.
This stops the new taint tests looping infinitely. It also seems to
cure the TODO test in posix.t - masked SIGINT is now received.

p4raw-id: //depot/perl@27995

hints/freebsd.sh

index c601481..a506238 100644 (file)
@@ -222,19 +222,20 @@ Consider using the latest STABLE release.
 EOM
                 exit 1
              fi
-             case "$osvers" in
              # 500016 is the first osreldate in which one could
              # just link against libc_r without disposing of libc
              # at the same time.  500016 ... up to whatever it was
              # on the 31st of August 2003 can still be used with -pthread,
              # but it is not necessary.
-             5.*)      if [ `/sbin/sysctl -n kern.osreldate` -lt 500016 ]; then
-                                ldflags="-pthread $ldflags"
-                        fi
-                       ;;
-             *)        ldflags="-pthread $ldflags"
-                       ;;
-             esac
+
+             # Anton Berezin says that post 500something we're wrong to be
+             # to be using -lc_r, and should just be using -pthread on the
+             # linker line.
+             # So presumably really we should be checking that $osver is 5.*)
+             # and that `/sbin/sysctl -n kern.osreldate` -ge 500016
+             # or -lt 500something and only in that range not doing this:
+             ldflags="-pthread $ldflags"
+
              # Both in 4.x and 5.x gethostbyaddr_r exists but
              # it is "Temporary function, not threadsafe"...
              # Presumably earlier it didn't even exist.
@@ -244,9 +245,19 @@ EOM
 
        esac
 
-       set `echo X "$libswanted "| sed -e 's/ c / c_r /'`
-       shift
-       libswanted="$*"
+        case "$osvers" in
+        [1-4]*)
+           set `echo X "$libswanted "| sed -e 's/ c / c_r /'`
+           shift
+           libswanted="$*"
+           ;;
+        *)
+           set `echo X "$libswanted "| sed -e 's/ c //'`
+           shift
+           libswanted="$*"
+           ;;
+       esac
+           
        # Configure will probably pick the wrong libc to use for nm scan.
        # The safest quick-fix is just to not use nm at all...
        usenm=false