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Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3

From: Andrew Hammond <ahammond(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info>
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: 2005-06-23 18:36:22
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Mohan, Ross wrote:
> Wow...<light dawning on marble head>....so this means..if I want to
> do replication, I'll need to rebuild PG with --enable-thread-safety?
> 
> that's unpleasant news, since, IIRC, it didn't like it at all, first
> time through. 
> 
> <sigh> 
> 
> Thanks for heads up. 

No problem. I haven't had any luck tracking down this issue. If you do,
I'd be very glad to hear about it.

Drew


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us] 
> Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:29 PM
> To: Mohan, Ross
> Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [PORTS] pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3
> 
> 
> 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.
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> 
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: pgsql-ports-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
>>[mailto:pgsql-ports-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Andrew Hammond
>>Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 4:18 PM
>>To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>Subject: [PORTS] pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3
>>
>>
> 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
> 
> --
> Andrew Hammond    416-673-4138    ahammond(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info
> Database Administrator, Afilias Canada Corp.
> CB83 2838 4B67 D40F D086 3568 81FC E7E5 27AF 4A9A

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