[Wine]NPTL & Wine
Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò
dgp85 at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Oct 19 06:49:50 CDT 2004
Mark Knecht wrote:
> ebuilds for Wine use NPTL. Does this mean that if I switch to NPTL
> that I must recompile my source-caode based versions of Wine? If so,
I don't think so :)
If you look at the ebuild for wine, the nptl USE flag is going to /dev/null,
because it's never used.
If you look at the entry of 2003-11-12 in Wine's ChangeLog, you'll see this:
* configure, configure.ac, loader/.cvsignore, loader/Makefile.in,
Added a wine-glibc binary that detects the glibc threading in use
execs the corresponding wine binary.
Removed the --with-nptl configure option.
probably Gentoo's wine maintainer wasn't following too well the ChangeLog.
Also, the current Wine version in gentoo is of july, also if we have a
september release (for which I wrote an unofficial ebuild on my site, if
you want to take a look at it, it has no more the nptl USE flag).
Diego "Flameeyes" Pettenò
dgp85 at users.sourceforge.net - http://flameeyes.web.ctonet.it/
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