NPTL auto detection

Dimitrie O. Paun dimi at
Fri May 9 15:04:36 CDT 2003

On Fri, 9 May 2003, Mike Hearn wrote:

> We do, over at iirc, the biggest problems being that I
> think they depend on ALSA (not sure why) and that nobody knows about them
> unless they visit IRC. Plus they are for Redhat only (but really it's
> mostly redhat users with the problems).
> Perhaps it'd be easier to simply place a prominant warning on the
> winehq homepage with pointers to

Please don't -- we have a place on SF where we have packages, let's
not complicate things. In fact, our RedHat RPMs are NTPL read,
this is what the release notes say:

    Notes: This release is compiled for a fully patched installation of 
           Red Hat Linux 8.0, including (but not limited to) the 
           glibc-2.3.2-4.80.6 errata package. It may or may not work with 
           the original glibc package installed by Red Hat Linux 8.0. 

The problem is that many people build from source, and ./configure
doesn't do the expected thing: detect the requirements for the current


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