xffm hangs on running external programs

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at moongroup.com
Tue Mar 11 08:29:00 CET 2003

On 10 Mar 2003 09:33:25 -0600
edscott wilson garcia <edscott at imp.mx> wrote:

> Hey Jasper,
> Hmm... I'm guessing that it might have to do with the kernel you are
> using combined with the use of pthreads. Please try the following with
> a clean tree: after the configure step, edit the file ./config.h and
> undefine both HAVE_PTHREADS and HAVE_PTHREAD_H. Then compile and make
> install to put the libraries in place and check if the problem has
> gone away. The lines to look for in config.h look like this:
> /* Define if there is a pthread header. */
> #define HAVE_PTHREADS 1
> /* Define to 1 if you have the <pthread.h> header file. */
> #define HAVE_PTHREAD_H 1

Right, that worked. Undefining those macros makes the problem go away.

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