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Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Mohan, Ross" <RMohan(at)arbinet(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3
Date: 2005-06-16 20:28:40
Message-ID: 200506162028.j5GKSec19471@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Mohan, Ross wrote:
> Sorry to be dull-minded, but since PG is not threaded (at least on AIX)
> and works fine, why would Slony (threaded or not) have a problem? There
> aren't likely to be thread-to-thread interactions, eg. 

Slony uses a threaded libpq, which is what --enable-thread-safety does.

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> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:18 PM
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> Subject: [PORTS] pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3
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> I'm seeing the following errors when compiling postgres 7.4.8 (vanilla) on AIX 5.3
> 
> make[2]: Entering directory `/opt/src/postgresql-7.4.8/src/port'
> gcc -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -g -Wall -Wmissing-prototypes
> - -Wmissing-declarations -I../../src/include -I/opt/dbs/readline/include
> - -I/opt/dbs/zlib/include -I/opt/freeware/include  -c thread.c In file included from thread.c:25:
> /usr/include/pthread.h:652: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:655: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:658: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:661: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:664: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:672: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:675: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:678: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:681: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:689: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:693: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:696: error: parse error before '*' token
> make[2]: *** [thread.o] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/opt/src/postgresql-7.4.8/src/port'
> 
> I've looked into pthread.h and it's refereing to pthread_barrier_t, pthread_barrierattr_t and pthread_spinlock_t. These do not exist in pthread.h on our 5.1 box. However they are defined in sys/types.h which is included up near the top pthread.h.
> 
> I'm somewhat at a loss about where this could be going wrong.
> 
> Configure options follow
> 
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/dbs/pgsql748-slony105-AIX53-2005-06-13
> - --with-includes=/opt/dbs/readline/include:/opt/dbs/zlib/include:/usr/ccs/include:/opt/freeware/include:/usr/local/include
> - --with-libraries=/opt/dbs/readline/lib:/opt/dbs/zlib/lib:/usr/ccs/lib:/opt/freeware/lib:/usr/local/lib
> - --enable-thread-safety --enable-debug --enable-aix64
> 
> Note that this binary will need to have slony support which is why the
> - --enable-thread-safety. We've had success compiling postgres on AIX 5.1 with identical settings. We're using gcc 3.3.2
> 
> The thread_test program fails identically:
> 
> - -bash-2.05b$ make
> gcc -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -g -Wall -Wmissing-prototypes
> - -Wmissing-declarations  -I../../../src/include
> - -I/opt/dbs/readline/include -I/opt/dbs/zlib/include
> - -I/opt/freeware/include  -c -o thread_test.o thread_test.c
> In file included from thread_test.c:23:
> /usr/include/pthread.h:652: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:655: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:658: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:661: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:664: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:672: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:675: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:678: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:681: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:689: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:693: error: parse error before '*' token
> /usr/include/pthread.h:696: error: parse error before '*' token
> make: *** [thread_test.o] Error 1
> 
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> Database Administrator, Afilias Canada Corp.
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