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Re: Thread safety and libxml2

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Thread safety and libxml2
Date: 2010-02-19 00:41:45
Message-ID: 201002190041.o1J0fjL19819@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> On ons, 2009-12-30 at 12:55 -0500, Greg Smith wrote:
> > Basically, configure failed on their OpenBSD system because thread 
> > safety is on but the libxml2 wasn't compiled with threaded support:  
> > http://xmlsoft.org/threads.html
> > 
> > Disabling either feature (no --with-libxml or --disable-thread-safety)
> > gives a working build. 
> 
> This could perhaps be fixed by excluding libxml when running the thread
> test.  The thread result is only used in the client libraries and libxml
> is only used in the backend, so those two shouldn't meet each other in
> practice.

The attached patch removes "-lxml2" from the link line of the thread
test program.  Comments?  Can anyone test this fixes the OpenBSD
problem?

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