From: Geurt Vos (G.Vos_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-22 08:08:57
> > boost-1.30.2, SuSE Linux 8.2, GCC-3.3:
> > an #include <boost/thread.hpp> results in
> > #error Thread support not available!
> > It seems that since 1.30.2 on Linux it is
> > disabled by default, correct? why?
> > gcc.hpp reads:
> > #if [...] !defined(linux) && !define(__linux) && !define(__linux__)
> > # define BOOST_HAS_THREADS
> > #endif
> > so...how do I enable threads for Linux?
> Compile with the -pthreads flag, actually you always had to
> do that if you
> wanted code that would actually work and be free of race
> conditions, rather
> than just "compile". It's just that now we check you're
> doing the right
> thing :-)
One more thing: what exactly can go wrong with 1.30.0 if
-pthread isn't used? Is it boost specific or a general thing
(e.g. issues w/ respect to libstdc++)?
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