Linux, libtool, and -lpthread

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Wed Feb 1 21:46:56 UTC 2012

> Apparently all the rest of what -pthread does is still active, but
> -nostdlib disables the addition of any libraries caused by other flags.
> At least, that's my understanding; I could be missing some subtlety.

I didn't pick up on that subtlety, is there a specific note or comment that mentions that?

> Ideally, the Libtool bug would be fixed.  Apparently the -nostdlib thing
> was to work around a different bug, but I'm a bit dubious the different
> bug still exists after all these years.

I would think it would break most C++ builds anyway...

-- Scott

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