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revdep-rebuild pre7 re-write failed to work on FreeBSD for finding bins built with a specific library. I needed this to work as I'm rebuilding against libthr instead of libpthread and as the two libraries are mixed without a libmap.conf it's segfault city - heh.

As FuzzyRay wasn't around to aide...

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FreeBSD-6 ships with 3 threading libraries (oldest to newest)

  • libc_r
  • libphread (really libkse)
  • libthr

They should all be ABI compatible with each other and as such are easily interchangeable using libmap.conf. However, that's not always the case....

In our efforts to fix threaded python on...

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Mr Popular

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Looks like I was voted into Gentoo Council for a second term 8) . I must be doing something right if that many people voted me in - heh. Thanks for voting!

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That's a good question and I'm glad you asked as although I've not been blogging I have in-fact been busy hacking away. :P Here's a quick summary of what I've been working on

  • Backporting dl_iterate_phdr libc function from FreeBSD-CURRENT to our Gentoo/FreeBSD-6.2
  • Syncing FreeBSD gcc-4 build def...

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NerdTest

Nerd Test says I'm an Uber-Dorky High Nerd. What are you?

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