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Subject Re: APR's thread-detection heuristics
Date Tue, 02 May 2000 00:59:16 GMT

The start of this work is done already.  It is already possible to say
--enable or --disable threads.  If we ever get another thread
implementation, then we will need to add it to the list.  What exactly do
you want to change?


On Tue, 2 May 2000, Sascha Schumann wrote:

> Hi,
> what do you think about giving APR users (like Apache) the
> ability to specify exactly what for thread implementations (if at
> all) they want?
> The default is 'best'. This means we choose whatever the system
> can give us. Currently this is:
> 1. POSIX threads
> 2. No threads
> If ac_cv_enable_threads is set to 'yes', we understand this as an
> requirement to provide threads. The configuration stops, if no
> thread implementation is found.
> If ac_cv_enable_threads is set to any other value, we
> interprete it as a reference to either a specific thread
> implementation (i.e. "pthread") or to no threads ("no").
> - Sascha

Ryan Bloom               
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San Francisco, CA 94131

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