Started playing with Wineserver on mingw/cygwin again

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Thu Feb 6 16:02:13 CST 2003

On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 03:31:52PM -0600, Chris Tooley wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 15:10, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> > Geoff Thorpe <geoff at> writes:
> > 
> > > Do we have a definitive explanation of just how bad the current
> > > wine/pthread incompatibilities are, and/or where current efforts are at?
> > > I'd not known there were any efforts to get wine working with nptl
> > > (hence my perhaps exaggerated alarm) until the link to Ingo's kernel
> > > patch was posted (aug2002 moreover) which suggests at least that some
> > > people *are* working on this (phew). I would be very grateful to know
> > > what the status is. Anyone? TIA.
> > 
> > I've been in touch with Ingo, and I'm looking into the issue. However
> > I'm currently moving, so things are a bit hectic around here, and I
> > don't have good internet access. Hopefully things will settle down a
> > bit soon so that I can get some real work done...
> I realize that this discussion is targeted at a real solution to the
> problem, however some of us are already in the situation and are too
> dumb to know how to deal with it.  On the RedHat Phoebe (Beta versions
> already exhibit this problem) it was said that using
> LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 would solve the problem but that didn't work for
> me.  However, there was a workaround on the vmware newsgroup (vmware is
> afflicted with a similar disease) that preloads a small .so to make it
> work.  This might be useful for some people.  I've used it with some
> success on my installation of wine.  I've attached the modified
> newsgroup posting below in case someone else would like it.

I posted the same thing 2 weeks ago on wine-patches if someone 
wants to go that way for now ;)

It will not work when the NPTL threading is enabled, see the other

Ciao, Marcus

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