Bug 6531 - linking with python, can't find libthreads
linking with python, can't find libthreads
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: python (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-10-30 05:44 EDT by corrin.lakeland
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-13 16:50:42 EST
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Description corrin.lakeland 1999-10-30 05:44:59 EDT
The python RPM that comes with 6.1 (Python 1.5.2) has been
compiled with threads enabled but the threads library
(libpthread, linuxthreads) isn't found by the runtime system
(does it still exist?).

This means python cannot be linked into any C program, even
one that doesn't use threads.

I tried compiling python from source and come up with the
same problem until I configured with --without-thread
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-11-19 15:26:59 EST
Try compiling your application with -lpthread
Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-01-13 16:50:59 EST
I'm assuming that Michael's suggestion has solved your problem, and am therefore
closing this bug.  If this is not the correct solution, please reopen this bug.

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