[Pdns-dev] Re: Bug in pdns_recursor (pdns 2.9.9)

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Tue Jun 24 12:17:06 CEST 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 10:28:48AM +0200, Norbert Sendetzky wrote:
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> On Monday 23 June 2003 22:41, Christof Meerwald wrote:
> > Yes, pdns is using threads, but the recursor is not (instead it
> > uses some kind of non-preemptive user-level threads using
> > makecontext/swapcontext on Unix or fibers on Win32).
> Ok, the savest way would be to remove the function bodies in the 
> extern "C" block and link pdns_recursor against -lpthread. Otherwise 
> the mutex things won't work either. Maybe this is not a "real" 
> problem, but the current code is very unclean.

We can't compile the pdns_recursor against -lpthread as that causes big
problems with get/set/make/swapcontext.

I've discussed that with Ulrich Drepper, one of the glibc guys, and it is
pretty fundamental.



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