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Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3

From: "Mohan, Ross" <RMohan(at)arbinet(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pthreads issue when compiling 7.4.8 on AIX 5.3
Date: 2005-06-16 20:25:59
Message-ID: CC74E7E10A8A054798B6611BD1FEF4D307966E7F@vamail01.thexchange.com (view raw or flat)
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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. 


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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
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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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Andrew Hammond    416-673-4138    ahammond(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info
Database Administrator, Afilias Canada Corp.
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