[sane-devel] pthread support

Johannes Meixner jsmeix at suse.de
Tue Aug 27 11:48:18 UTC 2013


On Aug 10 17:47 Gerhard Jaeger wrote (excerpt):
> On Friday 09 August 2013 11:10:59 Rolf Bensch wrote:
> [...]
>> Why is pthread disabled by default for Linux?
> this is IIRC a left over from ancient days. A couple of years ago
> the pthread support was added and it should work...


This is used in Debian since Feb 2009 with no issues so far
and accordingly since openSUSE 11.4 (i.e. since Sep 2010)
we also use "configure ... --enable-pthread" and we also
had no issues so far, see

Perhaps nowadays pthread should be enabled by default for Linux?

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Johannes Meixner
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